US, Russia to hold military meeting on Syria soon: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry gestures towards reporters as he meets with Russian Foreign Minster Sergey Lavrov at the United Nations on September 30, 2015 in New YorkThe United States and Russia will hold a military meeting shortly to avoid accidental conflict in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday after meeting his counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Kerry said that, despite Washington’s concern over Russia’s support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and its choice of targets in its just-launched bombing campaign, the two men had developed ideas to push forward the political process there. “We all want Syria to be democratic, united, secular.

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