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ABU DHABI, November 3. /TASS/. The broad ministerial meeting on Syria in Vienna on October 30 should lead to a breakthrough in the settlement of the situation in the country, the League of Arab States (LAS) Secretary General Nabil Elaraby said on Tuesday.
"Recent multilateral contacts on Syria should lead to a soon breakthrough in the [Syrian] conflict," Elaraby said adding that "signs of exiting the Syrian crisis" appeared after talks.
The secretary general regretted that LAS did not take part in the meeting. "We regret that the League was not invited to the talks on the Syrian issues," he noted.
On October 29, a four-party meeting took place in Vienna between Russia, US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey on the settlement of the Syrian crisis. On October 30, the discussion was joined by other countries and organizations - 19 in total. A final document of nine points was adopted after the meeting.
The communique said that "the participants invited the UN to convene representatives of the Government of Syria and the Syrian opposition for a political process leading to credible, inclusive, non-sectarian governance, followed by a new constitution and elections. These elections must be administered under UN supervision to the satisfaction of the governance and to the highest international standards of transparency and accountability, free and fair, with all Syrians, including the diaspora, eligible to participate."
It is planned to hold a new meeting on the settlement in Syria in two weeks.