UN envoy 'has no right' to discuss elections: Syria FM

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Saturday that UN envoy Staffan de Mistura has "no right" to discuss future presidential elections in the war-wracked country.

Damascus: Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Saturday that UN envoy Staffan de Mistura has "no right" to discuss future presidential elections in the war-wracked country.

"Neither he nor anyone else, whoever they may be, has the right to discuss presidential elections. This right is exclusively for the Syrian people," Muallem told a press conference in Damascus. 

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