Lavrov says many US officials sought to ruin deal on Syria from the start

Those responsible for the collapse of the agreements on Syria in Washington are apparently nurturing plans of using force, Lavrov said.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has noted that many officials in the US administration sought to ruin the deal with Russia on Syria from the very beginning.

According to the diplomat, those responsible for the collapse of the agreements on Syria in Washington are apparently nurturing plans of using force.

The minister stressed that Russia didn't give up after the US decision and it would continue efforts to settle the Syrian crisis within the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) and the UN Security Council. He said that the crisis can be resolved only by joint efforts, otherwise everything would come down to attempts of military scenario.

Lavrov pointed out that the US had failed to implement its liabilities on the separation of opposition groups from terrorists and Castello Road.

First published by TASS.

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