Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Top U.S. And Russian Officials To Meet In Switzerland To Discuss The Syrian War

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).

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