MOSCOW Oct 5 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria in a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Russia's Foreign Ministry said.
The two also exchanged views on the crisis in Ukraine and on cooperation in the United Nations Security Council on North Korea, the ministry said, adding that the conversation had been held at the request of the U.S. side.
(Reporting by Lidia Kelly; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)
Rebels won't surrender Aleppo, rebel official says
BEIRUT, Dec 3 Syrian rebel commanders in Aleppo will not surrender eastern Aleppo to government forces, a rebel official said on Saturday, after Russia said it was ready for talks with the United States on the withdrawal of all rebels from the area.