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

3 июня 2016 года

On June 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the initiative of the US side.

Mr Lavrov and Mr Kerry continued to discuss ways of resolving the conflict in Syria, including the fight against ISIS and the need to urgently distance the moderate opposition from the Jabhat al-Nusra group, as well as efforts to cut off the flow of weapons and militants coming from abroad to feed up terrorist organisations.

The parties also discussed practical issues of Russia-US interaction as co-chairpersons of the International Syria Support Group. 