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U.N. Invites Iran, Russia, Turkey To Talks On Syria Next Month

RUSSIA -- UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura walks before the start of an international meeting on the situation in Syria, in Sochi, July 30, 2018
GENEVA, Aug 24 (Reuters)

U.N. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Iran, Russia and Turkey to talks on Syria's Constitutional Committee, to be held in Geneva on Sept. 11-12, a U.N. spokeswoman said on Friday.

The talks on forming a committee to draw up a new constitution for Syria are expected to be followed by parallel U.N. talks involving countries including the United States, but she had no date for those.

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay Editing by Alison Williams)