Kerry to head to Moscow for talks on Syrian peace plan

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporters on the sidelines of the COP 21 United Nations climate talks near Paris, on December 11, 2015US Secretary of State John Kerry will head to Moscow on Tuesday on a delicate diplomatic mission to try to keep the fragile Syrian peace process on track. In a sign of the complexity of the US-Russian relationship, the State Department said Kerry would meet President Vladimir Putin but the Kremlin would not confirm this. “They will discuss ongoing efforts to achieve a political transition in Syria,” US spokesman Mark Toner said on Friday on the sidelines of the UN climate summit in Paris.

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