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Iran`s Zarif hails Syria truce as `major achievement`

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday welcomed a nationwide truce in Syria as a "major achievement" that could lead to renewed peace talks.

'No progress' as John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov meet on Syria: US

'No progress' as John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov meet on Syria: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov failed to make progress on a Syria truce in talks in Germany early Thursday, an American official said.

How Syrian boy with burnt face became propaganda icon

The pro- and anti-Russian strand has consistently run through the debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Syria peace negotiators agree to 'prolong contacts': Lavrov

Washington, Moscow and key regional players who met in Switzerland for Syria peace talks have decided to "prolong contacts", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

Fresh diplomatic talks to end the Syrian conflict open in Switzerland Saturday, the first since Washington halted bilateral negotiations with Moscow on a truce agreed earlier this month.

Intense air strikes batter Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

Intense air strikes batter Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out dozens of air strikes on rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Friday, a monitor said, as world powers prepared for new talks on a ceasefire.

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss Syria, officials said on Wednesday, as a devastating bombing campaign of the city of Aleppo intensified.

Relations with US have fundamentally changed: Russia Foreign Minister

Relations with US have fundamentally changed: Russia Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said relations between Russia and the US have undergone fundamental changes.

John Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks

Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart to talk about the fighting in Syria on Wednesday, two days after Washington suspended contacts on reviving a ceasefire there.

Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US

Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US

Two days after threatening to suspend talks with Russia on the crisis in Syria, the United States confirmed Friday that negotiations continue but insisted they are "on life support."

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov agree Syria truce holding, extend it by 48 hours

The United States and Russia agreed that the Syrian cessation of hostilities that began on Monday had largely held and should be extended for another 48 hours despite the sporadic violence, the US State Department said on Wednesday.

US pushes Russia on `true` Syria deal as regime advances

The two powers back opposite sides in the five-year conflict, with Moscow supporting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and the US behind the rebels.

Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry to hold Syria talks September 8-9

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday.

John Kerry arrives in Geneva for Syria talks with Lavrov

Kerry, who was flying in from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia where he announced a new peace push for conflict-torn Yemen, arrived in the Swiss city shortly yesterday before 10:00 pm (Local Time).

Lavrov, Steinmeier to meet on Ukraine, Syria, says Russia

The Russian and German foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will meet on Monday to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, Russia`s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Kremlin dismisses US Democratic email hack claims as `absurd`

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed allegations that Russia was behind a hack of the Democratic National Committee`s emails as absurd, mocking what it called obsessive references to Russia in the US presidential campaign.

John Kerry says, "Nice attack shows need to speed up work against terror"

John Kerry says, "Nice attack shows need to speed up work against terror"

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday told his Russian counterpart in Moscow that the attack in the French city of Nice showed the need to speed up international efforts to tackle terrorism, especially in Syria.

Russian and Turkish FMs hold first meeting since ties repaired

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu for the first time since Moscow and Ankara mended ties.

Russia holds US responsible for delay in Syrian settlement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that it is the United States and its allies, not Russia, that are responsible for the delay in seeking a peaceful settlement of the Syria crisis.
 

Fighting against terrorists top priority in Syria: Russian FM

US Secretary of State John Kerry said al-Assad government and his supporters could not end the war without a political solution.