MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Lavrov and Kerry discussed the situation in Syria in a phone call, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday.
"Lavrov again focused on the need to overlap as soon as possible the border of this country [Syria] with Turkey, from where the infiltration of militants is going on; as well as to fulfill the Washington’s promise concerning disassociation of Syrian opposition units linked to the United States from al-Nusra [Front] terrorists, which are excluded from the ceasefire," the statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The ceasefire in the war-torn country worked out by Russia and the United States took effect on February 27. The cessation of hostilities does not apply to terrorist organizations, such as Daesh and al-Nusra Front.
Sergei Lavrov and Kerry greed to intensify their efforts to implement the decisions of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) and the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.