Syria pushes back on U.N. role in constitutional talks: U.N. envoy

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U.S.—Syria wants the United Nations to simply facilitate efforts to rewrite the country's constitution and not choose a third of the committee that will undertake the job, outgoing U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura told the Security Council on Friday.

Syria pushes back on U.N. role in constitutional talks. Syria wants the United Nations to simply facilitate efforts to rewrite the country's constitution and not choose a third of the committee that will undertake the job, outgoing U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura told the Security Council on Friday.