Geir Pedersen said he presented a proposal to the constitutional committee but his proposal was rejected by the representatives of the Syrian regime and accepted by the opposition.
Meanwhile, Turkish forces detained 18 people, suspected of being part of Syria's regime forces, in the northern town of Ras al Ayn, Ankara said.
The committee is to include 150 members — a third picked by the regime, another by the opposition, and the remaining third by the United Nations.
Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed on crucial issues including the PKK terror group's Syrian wing, YPG's, presence in the northeastern part of the country, where Ankara plans to launch a military operation soon.
Parties express satisfaction on progress towards establishment of a constitutional committee, says Turkish Foreign Ministry
Top EU sources told TRT World the differences between Bashar al Assad and the armed opposition over the nature of the constitutional committee have been narrowed down.
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