The US and Russian foreign ministers have reportedly agreed to meet in Geneva to discuss an accord on fighting the “Islamic State” (IS). Rights monitors have said at least 24 people were killed in the latest airstrikes.
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The two leaders hailed the steps they’ve taken in Geneva to bring an end to the war in Syria. However, the two sides still have yet to reach a deal that will secure a nationwide truce.
Foreign minister discusses nuclear disarmament and regional issues on sidelines of UN General Assembly
Oleksandr Turchynov’s impassioned charges against Ukraine’s historic master came only hours after a “frank and direct” exchange on the crisis between US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
The diplomatic push comes amid alarm over Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s borders, fanning fears it plans to seize more territory following its lightning annexation of Crimea.
Yanukovych still enjoys Moscow’s recognition and remains a political wildcard who the Kremlin says is pushing for Russia’s immediate invasion of Ukraine in the most explosive east-west standoff since the Cold War.
AFP – No “solution is in sight” on the Ukraine crisis, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Tuesday after a “difficult” talk in Geneva with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. “I had a difficult, long and very serious talk but it wasn’t enough to say that a solution is in sight,” Steinmeier told reporters after the meeting with Lavrov …
Russian and Egyptian Defence and Foreign Affairs ministers to conduct follow up to quadrilateral meeting
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s team and the opposition made no progress on local ceasefires or permission for humanitarian corridors to some of the country’s more devastated cities such as Homs.
The European Union and United States cranked up pressure on Yanukovych to impose serious reforms to end a standoff that has turned parts of Kiev into a war zone patrolled by masked protesters and that has left three activists dead.
“Everything is possible” in the Egypt-Russia relationship, no deal signed: Foreign ministry
Russia’s foreign minister reiterates his country’s willingness to finance development
State Department provide little comment on Russian delegation’s visit to Egypt
Russian Ministers of Defence and Foreign Affairs will meet with General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi and President Adly Mansour
Russia to strengthen relations with Egypt due to its prominent role in the region, says ministry
Fahmy congratulates Russian diplomacy following US-Russia agreement on Syria chemical weapons
Lavrov was speaking at a joint press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil Fahmi in Moscow.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister pleased with US-Russia agreement ahead of visit to Moscow
Russian and Egyptian foreign ministers to hold discussion in Russia later this month
Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged the two nations were facing “challenging moments” but said he hoped for a frank exchange of views
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls potential move “illegal”
Kerry officially unveiled $100 million (76 million euros) in additional US humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees