U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a news conference after a meeting on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland, August 26, 2016. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Reuters: Lavrov, Kerry to meet Sept. 8-9 to discuss Syrian conflict Russia
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry agree in a phone call to meet in Geneva on Sept. 8-9 to discuss resolution of the conflict in Syria, Russia's Foreign Ministry said.
"The ministers worked through the remaining details of the agreement on the establishment of a Russian-American cooperation in the fight against terrorist groups operating in Syria, the expansion of access for humanitarian aid and the launch of an intra-Syrian political process," the ministry said in a statement on it website.
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WNU Editor: White House officials are saying that this is the last chance for a U.S. - Russian deal on Syria .... Obama administration says deal with Russia over Syria at make-or-break moment (Washington Post).