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Syrian government says did not discuss constitutional commission at Astana talks
March 15, 2017 / 11:34 AM / 9 months ago

Syrian government says did not discuss constitutional commission at Astana talks

ASTANA (Reuters) - Syrian government negotiator Bashar al Ja‘afari said on Wednesday his delegation had not discussed a constitutional commission for the war-torn state during the latest round of Syria peace talks in Astana.

FILE PHOTO - Syrian Ambassador to the U.N. Bashar al Ja'afari, Head of the Syrian government delegation addresses the media after a meeting of Intra-Syria peace talks with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

Speaking in the Kazakh capital, Ja‘afari said the only document the Syrian government delegation had discussed with Russia was related to de-mining cultural heritage sites.

Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; Writing by Dasha Afanasieva; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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