Syrian Constitutional Committee, Geneva. 25 March 2022

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Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, briefs the before the opening of the Syrian Constitutional Committee. UN Photo by Violaine Martin

Let me start by emphasizing the obvious, and that is that Syria remains one of the gravest crises in the world and that there is a clear need for progress towards a political solution. 

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Very good to see you and a good Friday afternoon. I hope your week has not been as hectic as mine has been. But anyway, good to see you.

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