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    UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura (1st R) attends a new round of negotiation with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations and head of the government delegation Bashar al-Jaafari (2nd L) during the intra-Syrian talks, at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 14 July 2017

    High Level Syria Talks in Geneva: De Mistura Hosts Iran, Russia, Turkey (VIDEO)

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    United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is holding talks with officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey as guarantors of the Syria peace process in Geneva on December 18-19.

    The meeting will focus on setting up a "credible, balanced, and inclusive" committee to draft a new constitution for Syria and to usher in elections.

    The committee should start working out a new basic law of Syria or amending the current constitution, after which general elections would be held in the country.

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