In Syria, progress made towards forming a constitutional committee
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Damascus on Wednesday announced "great progress" towards forming a body to agree on a new constitution.
"Great progress was made towards reaching an agreement for a committee to discuss the constitution," the foreign ministry said after UN envoy Geir Pedersen met its head Walid Muallem. [ . . . ] Damascus wants to amend the existing constitution, while the opposition have called for a new one.
Read the full article here: The Jordan Times