The media office of the Syrian presidency on Sunday said that Assad met Lavrentiev and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin in Damascus, during which the Russian guests put Assad in the picture of the development at the quartet summit that took place on October 27, Xinhua reported.
According to the report, both sides agreed to continue joint work to remove all the obstacles facing the formation of the constitutional committee.
The constitutional committee is expected to include 150 members, equally divided into three groups, one chosen by the government, the second by the opposition and the third by UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura.
In his recent remarks, Putin said that "now we need to agree on the third part with the participation of public organizations and representatives of various public bodies."
He also noted that the work was not easy as each side would be striving to "fill this part with those people who they trust".
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