Lavrov, Tillerson Discuss Development of Political Settlement of Crisis in Syria

MOSCOW– Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary Rex Tillerson discussed on Saturday during a phone call the development of the political settlement for crisis in Syria, SANA reported.

 Lavrov and Tillerson focused on the situation in Syria, including issues of stability in the country’s north and promotion of the UN-brokered peace settlement, to which the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi will contribute as it will bring together a wide range of participants, the Russian foreign ministry said.