U.N. sees movement in Syria talks, U.S. weighing in

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S.
officials will join talks in Geneva later this month on forming a Syrian constitutional committee, U.N.
Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura told reporters on Thursday, signaling movement in a process that had appeared at risk of stalling. U.
N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura attends a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland June 14, 2018.
REUTERS/Denis BalibouseDe Mistura plans to meet senior Russian, Turkish and Iranian officials early next week and said he expected a similar meeting a week later with U.S.
, British, French, German and Jordanian officials. “We are seeing movement and we will keep seeking more of it,” he told reporters, adding that he did not expect a major breakthrough.


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