France 24: US-Russia deal on Syria still out of reach
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov suggested that the United States was holding up a deal on Syria at talks in Geneva with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday and said they may have to be reconvened next week.
"We're thinking of maybe calling it a day, maybe meeting next week," Lavrov told reporters waiting for a potential deal to be announced at a press conference between the two diplomats.
Asked if Russia had approved a text of a deal, Lavrov said: "We are there, I don't know where our friends are, but I believe it's important for them to check with Washington."
Asked about Lavrov's comments, a senior US administration official said Kerry was continuing to discuss the proposals with colleagues in Washington.
"Those discussions are ongoing and when we have more to say we will."
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