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Iran, Russia, Turkey issue joint statement on Syrian constitutional committee

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Wed / 25 September 2019 / 13:27

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers held a joint meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, United States, during which they discussed holding the first session of Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva tasked with drafting Syria's new constitution.

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian and Turkish counterparts held the trilateral meeting as the representatives of the three countries observing Astana talks and discussed the latest developments in Syria and Syrian constitutional committee's actions.

The joint meeting which was held a week after the fifth round of trilateral summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey in Ankara to resolve Syrian crisis, was followed by a joint statement.

In the statement, the three countries announced their agreement to help holding the first session of Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva tasked with drafting Syria's new constitution.

According to the statement, Iran, Turkey and Russia have again announced their commitment to preserve the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria.

The first session of the committee to draft Syria's new constitution is due to be held in upcoming weeks in Geneva, Switzerland.

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