U.N. envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura speaks during the Doha Forum in the Qatari capital on December 16, 2018. (AFP/KARIM JAAFAR)
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Outgoing U.N. envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura Sunday said that peace in the war-wracked country could be won through a post-war "inclusive constitution".De Mistura is trying to set up a U.N.-backed constitutional committee for Syria that would include 50 members chosen by Damascus, 50 by the opposition and 50 by the United Nations, before stepping down later this month.The centrepiece of U.N. peace efforts in Syria, the committee would be tasked with negotiating a new post-war constitution that would pave the way to elections aimed at turning the page on seven years of devastating war.
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