Lavrov, Kerry agree to continue consultations on Aleppo
Oct25

Lavrov, Kerry agree to continue consultations on Aleppo

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria by telephone on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. The conversation took place at the US side’s request. “The conversation dwelt on the situation in Syria. Sergey Lavrov drew (Kerry’s) attention to the fact that illegal armed units, who are retaining control of the eastern part of Aleppo, have responded to the...

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Kerry says uncertain about outcome of Hariri’s support for Aoun
Oct22

Kerry says uncertain about outcome of Hariri’s support for Aoun

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry voiced caution on Friday pertaining to the election of a new head of the Lebanese republic, following MP Saad Hariri’s fresh endorsement of MP Michel Aoun for the presidency. In response to a question during talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah in Washington, Kerry hoped there would be progress in Lebanon. However, he said he was uncertain about the outcome of...

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Russians may soon ask Foreign Ministry to cease contacts with Kerry, spokeswoman says

Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said that Russians may soon vote for ceasing diplomatic contacts with US State Secretary John Kerry. “By making statements equating Russia’s actions in Syria with war crimes, the US State Department should understand that this may all end with the national referendum in Russia with one question: ‘Shouldn’t we just turn off telephones in the Foreign...

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Maduro, Kerry meet in Colombia after peace deal signing
Sep27

Maduro, Kerry meet in Colombia after peace deal signing

Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro met Monday with top US diplomat John Kerry on the sidelines of a landmark peace deal signing between the Colombian government and FARC rebels. “President @NicolasMaduro held respectful, top level meeting with @JohnKerry,” Venezuela’s foreign minister tweeted. Venezuela is in a highly tense political crisis, with the South American oil-exporting nation slammed by...

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Kerry’s ‘Parallel Universe’ in Syria Revealed in ‘Scant, Factless Show’
Sep22

Kerry’s ‘Parallel Universe’ in Syria Revealed in ‘Scant, Factless Show’

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has repudiated the address given by the US Secretary of State at the UN Security Council regarding Syria, calling it a “show for the mass media and millions of people” where “he confessed he is in parallel universe in Syria”; meanwhile political analysts suggest what else could be behind it. “The address of the American delegation which was prepared...

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