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Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Possible Russia-US Anti-Terrorism Cooperation in Syria

© Sputnik / Eduard Pesov / Go to the photo bankRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, and US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in Moscow.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, and US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in Moscow. - Sputnik International
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Russian-US cooperation is aimed at defeating terrorist groups operating in Syria, according to the phone call between Lavrov and Kerry.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with US Secretary of State John Kerry - Sputnik International
Lavrov, Kerry Expected to Meet on Thursday, Friday in Geneva to Discuss Syria
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary John Kerry discussed in a phone call on Thursday possible Russian-US cooperation aimed at defeating terrorist groups operating in Syria and achieving a political resolution of the Syrian conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Lavrov and Kerry were expected to meet in Geneva on September 8-9 to discuss the actions aimed at conflict settlement, including strengthening of a ceasefire regime and anti-terror cooperation between Moscow and Washington.

Despite the frequent contacts Moscow and Washington have not yet reached an agreement on Syria.

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