Lavrov and Kerry agree on no military solution in Syria
In a joint press conference following talks in Geneva, Lavrov and Kerry said the Russian and U.S. delegations have arranged a package of agreements regarding the chemical weapons in Syria, but noted that these agreements are only proposals that should first be approved by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
Lavrov clarified that Syria’s decision to join the Chemical Weapons Convention and its readiness to implement its commitments by the time this decision is enforced formed a “starting point” for Russia and the US agreeing on the joint steps to deal with the chemical weapons in Syria.
He underscored that the Russia-US deal did not include…
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