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.
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