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'Big disappointment': Syrian constitutional negotiations fail again

UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said the Syrian government's side did not present a new proposal as previously agreed.
Syria Pedersen

The latest round of negotiations to reform Syria’s constitution ended in failure, the United Nations’ special envoy said Friday.

Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen noted that “good discussions” were had on principles that the various sides in the country’s decade-long civil war had previously agreed to introduce, but that ultimately the outcome was “a big disappointment.”

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