Geneva: John Kerry, US Secretary of State came in Geneva for meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss the situation in war-ravaged Syria.
Kerry, who was flying in from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia where he announced a new peace push for conflict-torn Yemen, arrived in the Swiss city shortly on Thursday before 10:00 pm (Local Time).
He was planned to meet with Lavrov on Friday morning to discuss and focus greatly on the situation in Syria.
On early Friday, the UN special delegate for Syria Staffan de Mistura described meeting as “important” and said, his peace pus begin again discussions for the country.
De Mistura did not clear whether they meet with two top diplomats while they were in town.
Several international discussions have failed but it’s hard to end Syria conflict, which had killed more than 290,000 people and forced millions to flee their homes.
Moscow and Washington support opposite sides in the conflict, which was exploded in 2011 after President Bashar al-Assad’s government free from evil attack against a pro-democracy revolution.
Russian planes carrying out incursion on Syrian rebel groups, which is also supported by the United States.
But the two countries have a common rival in the Islamic State group, and in contact to establish military cooperation against the jihadists.
On Thursday, Moscow affirms to work with the United States on a response after a UN investigation found that the Syrian regime had carried out chemical attacks.
“We have a joint interest in preventing such things from happening, even in the fog of war,” Moscow’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters.
The two countries who co-chair in UN-backed humanitarian task force for Syria, who are seriously looking for assistance across the country.
In mid-July, Aleppo, Syria’s second city and former economic hub has emerge as most vital since regime troops detained control of the last supply route into rebel-held areas.
In last week Russia has given approval to a long demanded 48 hours pause to fighting in the city to allow help, but on Thursday, de Mistura said unauthorized parties were still dragging their feet.