Salem Radio Network News Thursday, December 2, 2021

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UN envoy says has agreement on drafting new Syrian constitution

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations Special Envoy said on Sunday that the government and opposition co-chairs of the Syrian Constitutional Committee agreed to start a drafting process for constitutional reform in the country.

Geir Pedersen, speaking to reporters in Geneva after meeting the Syrian co-chairs ahead of week-long talks, said they had agreed to “prepare and start drafting constitutional reform.”

The talks will be the sixth round in two years and the first since January.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; editing by John Stonestreet)

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