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UN Syria envoy to host Russian, Iranian, Turkish officials

AP  |  Geneva 

The UN for says he will host senior officials from Iran, and in next week to discuss efforts to create a constitutional committee that could help one day bring peace to the war-devastated country.

Staffan de Mistura has recently focused his attention on the diplomatic track with the three powers to try to craft a way out of Syria's seven-year war.

The approach marks a departure from his months of repeatedly hosting delegations from the government and opposition groups for talks in that largely failed.

De Mistura's office said today that the "consultations" among the unspecified officials are to take place in on Monday and Tuesday.

It said he will provide further details at a meeting with reporters tomorrow.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 20:45 IST