U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said on Monday, 22 Agusta that Moscow and Washington continue talks on cooperation in American and Russian military in the settlement of the Syrian crisis. According to the head of American diplomacy, if this discussion is successful, it is «possible and even probable» his imminent meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
«Indeed, we are currently in negotiations and I hope that we will complete these discussions in one way or another. In the coming days this week our team will meet and depending on the outcome of these discussions, it is highly possible and very likely that foreign Minister Lavrov and I will have a meeting», — quotes the words of Kerry Reuters.
Meanwhile, a source in the Russian foreign Ministry confirmed to Interfax that the meeting of Lavrov and Kerry depends on the progress of talks between diplomats of Russia and the USA in Geneva on Syria.
August 18, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the work on coordination of actions of Russia and the United States in Syria has entered a crucial phase.
According to Zakharov, Russian and American experts agree the complex mechanism of interaction in Syria, and Russia for its part is making every possible effort to ensure that this work was a success.
«Now there is a very complex process, and diplomatic, and the military approval of the design of the mechanism (between Russia and USA on Syria), which must be achieved, formed, created,» — said the Russian diplomat.
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