Lavrov and Kerry discuss settlement of Syrian conflict

U.S. and Russian top diplomats have meeting during the G20 summit in China

Heads of foreign policies’ authorities of Russia and the U.S. Sergei Lavrov and John Kerry had a separate meeting in Hangzhou during the G20 meeting.

"They discussed further steps to favor settlement of the conflict in Syria, including tasks to improve the ceasefire regime and the Russian-U.S. cooperation in fighting terrorist groups," the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Sept. 4.

After the meeting, Kerry told reporters Moscow and Washington still had a couple of outstanding major issues, about which he spoke earlier with Lavrov. He said, heads of the foreign policies’ authorities agreed to have a meeting on Sept. 5 morning to discuss how to overcome the remaining disputes and to approach a common decision.

Source: Tass

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