MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will attend a meeting in Lausanne on Saturday to discuss the Syria crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
It said the two men had agreed to hold the meeting to consider what further steps could be taken to get a Syria settlement.
Foreign ministers from Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Iran will also take part in the talks.
A senior State Department official confirmed that Kerry would attend the meeting.
(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin in Moscow and Lesley Wroughton in Washington; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Andrew Osborn)