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Pompeo, Lavrov discuss Syria, US-Russian relations

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) WASHINGTON, June 18 (KUNA) -- United State Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed "issues and concerns" related to Syria and US-Russian relations, the State Department confirmed late Monday.
In his phone call with his Russian counterpart, Pompeo "reemphasized the US commitment to the southwest ceasefire arrangement that was approved by President Trump and President Putin one year ago," according to spokesperson Heather Nauert.
Pompeo also noted that "it was critical" for Russia and the Syrian regime to adhere to the ceasefire and "ensure no unilateral activity in this area," Nauert said. (end) hy.mb


Pompeo, Lavrov discuss Syria, US-Russian relations

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