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Lavrov, Kerry to attend Syria talks on Saturday in Lausanne
October 12, 2016 / 2:28 PM / a year ago

Lavrov, Kerry to attend Syria talks on Saturday in Lausanne

MOSCOW (Reuters) - 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

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