Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry

September 5, 2016

On September 5, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with US Secretary of State John Kerry during the G20 Summit in Hangzhou (People’s Republic of China).

The officials continued their ongoing discussion on cooperation mechanisms to fight the terrorists in Syria, and promote a political settlement of the long-standing conflict in Syria. The parties also reviewed other current global issues, including the conflicts in Ukraine and Yemen, the Israeli-Palestinian settlement process and developments on the Korean Peninsula, as well as other aspects of bilateral relations.