Lavrov: U.S. becomes more attentive to Russian arguments regarding Syria

The United States has become more attentive to the arguments presented by Russia with regard to the Syria settlement process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.

The United States has become more attentive to the arguments presented by Russia with regard to the Syria settlement process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.

"I think the Americans have become more receptive to the arguments we have been maintaining for a number of years," he told reporters on Sept.23.

"I have noticed the statement of John Kerry who said they want to cooperate with us and they have such opportunities. After a conversation between the two defense ministers, [Sergei] Shoigu and [Ashton] Carter, both sides positively assessed their contacts," Lavrov said.

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