RUSSIA PREPARES DRAFT CONSTITUTION FOR SYRIAN OPPOSITION
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Representatives of the Russian delegation, who took part in the peace talks on Syria, presented a draft Constitution to the representatives of the armed opposition of Syria.
“We presented the draft of Constitution to the Syrian armed opposition, which was developed by Russian experts,” said Alexander Lavrentyev, special representative of Russian President, on Syria.
According to him, this was done to speed up the adoption of the Constitution of Syria and give it additional impetus.
Lavrentyev also called on the international community to help the Syrian government and opposition, to create conditions suitable for working on the project of the new Syrian Constitution.
The Russian delegation advocates the creation of the Constitutional Committee, consisting of members of the Syrian government and the opposition.
“We consider that it is correct to allow all Syrian opposition delegations to participate in the peace talks in Geneva. All opposition delegations should have competent representatives there,” said Lavrentyev.
“The negotiations were quite difficult, but nonetheless quite effective. All the efforts exerted by the Russian side to the peace talks have led to positive results,” he told reporters.
International peace talks on Syria finished on Tuesday in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan. Delegations of the Syrian government and opposition, Russia, Turkey and Special Representative of the United Nations, Staffan de Mistura, took part in the talks.
US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, George Krol, participated in the international meeting as an observer.
Iran, Russia and Turkey have decided to establish a trilateral mechanism, to reach a cease-fire in Syria.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORKhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/russia-prepares-draft-constitution-for-syrian-opposition/