In the Russian city of Sochi ended with the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue. The most important achievement was the decision to establish a new Syrian Constitution that will work together to develop the representatives of the regime and the opposition.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov called the event gathered 1,500 participants, is unique: for the first seven years of conflict in the same room was found the delegation of authorities, the opposition – including immigrants, as well as tribes. However, this statement is not consistent with the truth.
In Sochi there were no representatives of the Kurdish community of Syria, which once again became pawns in the game of world and regional powers. Was not available and most representative forum of the moderate opponents of the regime – Syrian negotiating Committee, recognized by the UN.
However, the UN representative to resolve the situation in Syria, Staffan de Mistura took part in the Congress, noting that it was intensive. «The regime and the opposition agreed for the first time to discuss the principles for a new Constitution», — he stressed.
The constitutional Commission would meet in Geneva under the auspices of the UN. Sponsors will be sponsors of the Astana process – Russia, Iran and Turkey. Each of these countries shall co-opt to the Board up to 50 people. Participation in the process of other countries, including the US, are not provided.