Syria: Kerry in Moscow to narrow divisions with Russia

  • In an attempt to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end the civil war in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Russia for talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. As per media reports, John Kerry will later meet the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia and Syria have disagreed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s role with US wanting Assad to step down and Russia saying that only the people of the country can decide his fate.