US Secretary of State John Kerry met Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin today to seek agreement on how best to push forward efforts to halt Syria’s brutal civil war.
Russia and the United States are sponsors of an international effort to broker a ceasefire and political talks between Bashar al-Assad’s regime and Syria’s armed opposition. But their positions on Assad’s eventual fate and the best tactics to employ against the jihadist Islamic State group differ starkly, threatening to stymie the process.
Kerry came to Moscow on Tuesday not even knowing whether Russia would agree that the next international meeting on …read more
Source: Daily News & Analysis