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Pompeo, UN envoy to Syria discuss progress on convening const. cmte

Date: 09/11/2018     Time: 9:37 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and discussed the Special Envoy's "progress on convening a constitutional committee as soon as possible," US State Department said on Thursday. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement that Pompeo reiterated US support for de Mistura's efforts "to advance the political peace process under the auspices of UN Security Council resolution 2254." Pompeo and de Mistura also discussed "ongoing needs for unhindered humanitarian access and the need to end ongoing violence."