Russia, Iran & Turkey agree on convening first Syrian Constitutional body meeting early next year
Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to make efforts at convening the first session of the Syrian Constitutional Committee in early next year.
In a joint statement read out in Geneva after the Russia, Iran and Turkey ministers meeting with U.N. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, they said that the work of the new body should be governed by a sense of compromise and constructive engagement.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the repoter in Geneva that meeting of three foreign ministers have presented positive results of their consultations with the Syrian parties on the composition of the Constitutional Committee.
Meanwhile, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura also briefed the press, that his consultations with the foreign ministers of the three important countries were a key part to fundamentally advance the possibility of establishing a Syrian-owned, Syrian-led, UN-facilitated constitutional committee.