Lavrov and Kerry to meet in Zurich for Syria talks

Sergey Lavrov (L) and John Kerry shake hands after a UN Security Council meeting in New York on December 18, 2015 and will meet again to further discuss Syria and UkraineRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Zurich on Tuesday next week for talks on Syria and Ukraine. During a telephone call, “Lavrov and Kerry agreed to hold a personal meeting on January 20 in Zurich,” the Russian foreign ministry said Thursday. It said Kerry and Lavrov were talking “on the instructions of the Russian and US presidents” after Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Wednesday about the crises in Syria and Ukraine.

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