Talks On Post-war Syria Constitution To 'continue': Assad

Talks on post-war Syria constitution to 'continue': Assad

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said Friday discussions would "continue" over the composition of a body to draw up a post-war constitution for the country

Damascus, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - APP - 12th Jul, 2019 ) :Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said Friday discussions would "continue" over the composition of a body to draw up a post-war constitution for the country.

Meeting with Russian envoy Alexander Lavrentiev, the president discussed ongoing efforts towards "creating a committee to discuss the constitution", the presidency said.

Assad and Moscow's representative "agreed to continue working and intensely coordinate between both sides on the next steps", it said in a statement.

On Wednesday, the Syrian government and visiting UN envoy Geir Pedersen announced "progress" towards forming the body, whose composition has dragged for more than 17 months.

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