Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
The United Nations chemical weapons report on the details of the deadly Aug. 21 attack in Syria “make clear” that the Assad regime carried out the attack – but Russia is unconvinced.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov say they have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria’s chemical weapons after the third day of intense negotiations in Geneva.
The level of distrust between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was on full display in Geneva Friday.
Russia’s foreign minister is urging Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control as pressure mounts in the West for military intervention.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Syrian opposition leaders and Russia’s top diplomat a day after saying the U.S. could soon step up aid to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.