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    Women Shall Represent 30% in Syria's Transitional Gov't Bodies

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    All parties to Syrian crisis resolution has come to a consensus about future development of the country.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura suggests that all parties to the intra-Syrian talks agree that women should represent at least 30 percent in decision-making structures in Syria in transitional period and afterward, a draft declaration following the end of the latest round of intra-Syrian talks and seen by Sputnik stated on Thursday.

    "Women shall enjoy equality of rights and representation in all institutions and decision-making structures at a level of at least 30 percent during the transition and thereafter," the document prepared by the UN diplomat, summarizing the common points of the delegations and submitted to them for approval says.

    The document provides an overview of the results of the current round of Geneva talks and was provided to the parties for approval ahead of the next round of talks slated for April.


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