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John Kerry to meet with Sergey Lavrov in Geneva

September 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

After rebutting Russia’s announcement that Secretary of State John Kerry would travel to Geneva to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on September 8-9 to continue Syria discussions, the State Department made an abrupt about-face on Thursday afternoon, announcing that Kerry would in fact be in Geneva that evening.  “Their discussion… will focus on reducing violence, expanding humanitarian assistance for the Syrian people, and moving towards a political solution needed to end the civil war.” 08 Sept. State Department Press Statement

 

Read more:

White House confirms Kerry to meet Lavrov for Syria ceasefire talks, France 24, 09 Sept
Background Briefing: Previewing Secretary Kerry’s Visit to Geneva, US Dept. of State, 08 Sept

 

 

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Date:
September 9, 2016
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map