Hirunews Logo
Kerry+and+Lavrov+discuss+Syria+peace+talks
Monday, 13 January 2014 - 17:43
Kerry and Lavrov discuss Syria peace talks
13

Shares
1,594

Views
US diplomat John Kerry meets his Russian counterpart after trying to entice Syrian rebels into Geneva peace talks by vowing to exclude the Moscow-backed Damascus regime from any future transition government.

Kerry said he was "confident" the opposition would attend the upcoming talks in Switzerland, speaking after a meeting in Paris on Sunday with the "Friends of Syria" group of mainly Western and Gulf countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

The meetings come as Assad's forces appear to make gains on the ground amid deadly internal fighting in the rebellion pitting the once-dominant Islamists against resurgent fighters from groups more palatable to the West.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,247 Views
3,343 Views
2,654 Views
4,041 Views
2,060 Views
47,713 Views
Top