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Next round of Syria talks in Geneva set for Nov 28: U.N. envoy

FILE PHOTO: U.N. special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura attends the round of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The next round of talks between Syria’s government and the opposition will be held in Geneva on Nov. 28 the United Nations envoy to Syria said on Thursday.

Staffan de Mistura, speaking to the U.N. Security Council via teleconference from Geneva, said the next round of talks should focus on the drafting of a new constitution and on a path toward United Nations-verified elections.

Reporting by Rodrigo Campos

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