Syrian constitutional talks end with 'no agreement'

By TRT World, 28 March
Heads of Syrian government and opposition meet in Geneva during previous talks (photo credit: United Nations)
Heads of Syrian government and opposition meet in Geneva during previous talks (photo credit: United Nations)
[The] seventh round of talks for a solution to the war in Syria ended in Geneva, with none of the parties offering signs of whether they would proceed to another level of negotiations. The regime side made no comments while leaving the talks on Friday, which involved efforts to draft a new constitution for the country after over a decade of war, with opposition sources indicating to Anadolu Agency that "no agreements were reached" on the draft revision of constitutional articles. UN Special Envoy on Syria Geir Pedersen cancelled a scheduled press conference, issuing only a written statement. "Before the Committee began its work this week, I appealed to the members to work with the sense of seriousness and compromise that the situation demands," said Pedersen. "Two-and-a-half years after the launching of the Constitutional Committee -- an event that took nearly two years to bring about -- there is a clear need for this commitment to be embodied in the Committee's work."
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