UN special envoy for Syria to visit Moscow on July 4
United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will visit Moscow on July 4-5 for negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said.
Vershinin specified that the meeting between Lavrov and Pedersen is scheduled for July 5, TASS reported.
Syrian newspaper Al-Watan earlier reported that Pedersen will come to Damascus on July 10 to discuss the preparations for the convocation of the constitutional committee with the Syrian leadership. In case Damascus agrees to the proposals made by the UN envoy, the constitutional committee may be convened in early September, the newspaper reported.