Lavrov, Kerry hold phone talk on Syria
Orient Net - Agencies 2016-05-20 04:27:00
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a phone talk on May 19, discussing the situation in Syria and the settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian issue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, reports Sputnik News.
"In continuation of the recent International Syria Support Group meeting, co-chaired by Russia and the United States, the sides continued to discuss ways to overcome the conflict in that country, including strengthening the ceasefire regime, with the exception of the fight against terrorist groups. It was agreed that Russian and US forces, through established coordination mechanisms, will develop specific measures for more effective separation of supporters and opponents of the truce," the ministry said in a statement, Armenpress reported.
Lavrov and Kerry also discussed other international issues, "including steps that could be taken by the international community to give a positive dynamic to the process of Palestinian-Israeli settlement."