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    Political Transition to Define Schedule of Syria Elections

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    The political transition in Syria shall include mechanisms for credible, inclusive and non-sectarian government, a schedule and process for drafting a new constitution and free and fair elections pursuant to the new constitution, administered under supervision by the United Nations, according to draft resolution of the intra-Syrian talks.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) — UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura suggests that all parties to the intra-Syrian talks agree that the transitional period in the country would define the schedule for elections and creation of a new Syrian constitution, according to a document summarizing the common points of the delegations and submitted to them for approval on Thursday reads.

    "The political transition in Syria shall include mechanisms for credible, inclusive and non-sectarian government, a schedule and process for drafting a new constitution and free and fair elections pursuant to the new constitution,  administered under supervision by the United Nations, " the draft document seen by Sputnik reads.

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