The United States will continue to cooperate with the United Nations and Russia over Syria, the US State Department official said on Tuesday.
"The United States urges to continue to focus on the Geneva process on Syria and continue to cooperate with the United Nations and Russia on this issue," Sputnik News Agency quoted unnamed US State Department official commenting on the results of the Syrian national dialogue conference in Sochi.
He added, "Our common concern is to focus on the political process in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations, as well as to continue cooperating with the United Nations and other parties, including Russia, to strengthen all possible efforts to strengthen the political track, as stated in Security Council resolution 2254, which was adopted by President Trump and his Russian counterpart Putin in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang. "
The participants in the Syrian dialogue conference in Sochi agreed to the final statement of the conference on Tuesday, to form a constitutional committee from the government and the opposition for the purpose of drafting a constitutional reform.
The participants agreed to "build a strong and unified national army based on efficiency and exercises its duties in accordance with the Constitution and the highest standards to protect national borders and populations from external threats and terrorism.
The statement referred to the establishment of security and intelligence institutions that preserve national security, and should be subjected to the rule of law, operate in accordance with the Constitution and the law, respect human rights, and exercises power is an exclusive monopoly of the institutions of the State with jurisdiction.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency