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Lavrov said, when can pass the summit of "Astana three"

A teleconference of the leaders of "Astana Troika" may go to the constitutional Committee of Syria in August, said the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

"I think that it is possible to assert the possibility of video conferencing to the three leaders before the Lord (the geirr) Pedersen, special envoy of the UN Secretary General, will bring together a drafting Committee of the constitutional Committee," said Lavrov during a joint press conference with Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

In Syria since 2011, the armed conflict continues. Negotiations with Nur-Sultan, known as "Astana in the format" (still the name of the capital of Kazakhstan), conducted in 2017, and January 2018 in Sochi was held the Congress of the Syrian acdialog, which was the first since the conflict began attempting to collect on the same negotiating platform broad composition of participants. The main result of the Congress was the decision about creation of the constitutional Committee which meets in Geneva and whose main task is to prepare the constitutional reform.

The next round of meetings of the constitutional Committee took place in Geneva in late November last year, but the meeting of a small group (which prepares major initiatives) did not take place due to disagreements among delegations.

In may, Russia's permanent representative at the Geneva office of the UN Gennady Gatilov said that the attempt of the constitutional Committee of Syria in Geneva will be made as soon as circumstances permit with COVID-19.