Lavrov and Kerry agree on “no military solution” in Syria ~ International Consensus Reports

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speak, following meetings regarding Syria, at a news conference in Geneva

Lavrov and Kerry agree on no military solution in Syria 

Sep 14, 2013 – Geneva, (SANA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry announced Saturday they reached a deal on chemical weapons 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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