U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will use a visit to Russia to frame the next meeting of the International Syria Support Group, which is expected to take place Friday in New York, a senior State Department official said.
The official said Kerry also will discuss efforts to get full implementation of the Minsk agreement, which includes a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and a withdrawal of heavy weapons by both the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists.
The official spoke Monday, a day before Kerry’s talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The visit is Kerry’s second to …read more
Source: Voice of America