UN, Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: Envoy

The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the UN Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday. The UN wants to convene the committee as a next step in efforts to find a political solution to end the war in Syria, but there has been no agreement so far on who should be on it.

UN, Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: Envoy
The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the UN Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday. The UN wants to convene the committee as a next step in efforts to find a political solution to end the war in Syria, but there has been no agreement so far on who should be on it.