Special Envoy of the United Nations for Syria Geir Pedersen says only the Syrian people are entitled to make a decision about their country's draft constitution and determine the fate of their country.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun is reportedly mulling over paying an official visit to Damascus to push for the repatriation of Syrian refugees, whose presence has worsened the already dilapidated civic infrastructure in Lebanon and placed a burden on the country’s public finances.
Syrian government forces, supported by fighters from allied popular defense groups, have carried out a major counterattack operation against foreign-backed Takfiri militants in the country’s west-central province of Hama, inflicting losses on them.
Syrian government forces have carried out a string of clean-up operations in the country’s southwestern province of Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, discovering a substantial amount of munitions, some of them US-built, from a former stronghold of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists.
Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have managed to establish control over several villages in the country’s western-central province of Hama following intense clashes with members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front.