Russia, US, discuss closer cooperation to maintain Syria’s ceasefire

(VOVworld) – How to maintain the cessation of hostilities in Syria was the focus of a phone conversation between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday. 
   
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United States Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speak to the media after a meeting concerning Syria at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
(Photo: Reuters)

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on the same day that the two leaders also discussed closer cooperation to reinforce the truce in Syria, provide its population with humanitarian aid, and launch a sustainable political settlement process. The two expressed full support for the UN-brokered peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition forces in Geneva, Switzerland, which hopes to recognize the principles of the future Syrian state.

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