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

June 1, 2016

On June 1, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke over the telephone with US Secretary of State John Kerry, on the initiative of the United States.

The officials focused on the situation around Syria, above all, on the urgency of resolute joint action against Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist groups, a long-standing proposal put forward by Russia. They also discussed ways to settle the Palestine-Israel conflict.