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Meeting between Foreign Minister Dr. Faysal Mikdad and UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen

Friday, 24 September 2021

Foreign and Expatriates Minister Faysal Mikdad met UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen who briefed him on the efforts exerted in the context of facilitating the convening of the 6th round of the Committee for Discussing the Constitution, referring to the meetings and communications he has conducted recently in this regard.

For his part, Mikdad stressed that the committee has to work under Syrian leadership and ownership , and pave the way for its members to discuss issues related to the committee’s work without any foreign interference.

He also said that the UN and the special envoy have to assume their responsibilities and guarantee Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, referring to the US and Turkish occupations of Syrian territories.