Moscow makes public full text of Russia-US deal on Syria
Baku-APA. Moscow made public the full text of the Russia-US deal on Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:12 27 September
US, Russia fail to agree on how to revive Syria ceasefire
Baku - APA. The United States and Russia failed to agree on how to revive a short-lived ceasefire in Syria during what the U.N. Syria mediator called a "long, painful, difficult and disappointing" meeting on Thursday, Reuters reported.
11:27 23 September
Kerry demands Russia, Syria ground warplanes to salvage ceasefire
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanded on Wednesday that Russia and the Syrian government immediately halt flights over Syrian battle zones, in what he called a last chance to salvage a collapsing ceasefire and find a way "out of the carnage," APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:50 21 September
U.S. officials says Russian aircraft believed to hit Syria convoy
Baku-APA. The United States believes two Russian aircraft attacked an aid convoy near Aleppo in a strike that shattered a one-week truce, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, but Russia denied involvement, APA reports quoting BBC.
06:31 21 September
Russia says U.S. refuses to share Syria truce deal with U.N. council
Baku-APA. Russia said on Friday that a U.N. Security Council endorsement of a Syria ceasefire deal between Moscow and Washington appeared unlikely because the United States does not want to share the documents detailing the agreement with the 15-member body, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:34 17 September
Russia, U.S. ready to extend Syria truce but aid deliveries blocked
Baku-APA. The United States and Russia said on Friday they wanted to extend the four-day-old ceasefire in Syria they have co-sponsored, although the agreement looked increasingly shaky, undermined by sporadic violence and a failure to deliver aid, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:29 16 September
Lavrov, Mogherini to meet at UN General Assembly next week - Chizhov
Baku-APA. A meeting between our Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will take place next week on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session in New York, according to Russian envoy to EU Vladimir Chizhov, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:47 15 September
Kerry defends Syria deal with Russia, says Obama backs plan
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday sought to diffuse criticism of a U.S.-Russian ceasefire agreement on Syria arguing that without it violence would increase significantly with many more Syrians slaughtered or forced to flee the war-torn country, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:10 14 September
U.S., Russia clinch Syria deal, aim for truce from Monday
Baku-APA. The United States and Russia hailed a breakthrough deal on Saturday to put Syria's peace process back on track, including a nationwide truce effective from sundown on Monday, improved humanitarian aid access and joint military targeting of banned Islamist groups, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:10 10 September
US State Dept. Confirms Kerry to Meet Lavrov in Geneva on September 9
Baku-APA. US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said that John Kerry is travelling to Geneva and will hold a meeting with Sergei Lavrov on September 9, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
03:29 09 September
Lavrov, De Mistura begin talks in Geneva
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the UN Secretary-General's special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura have begun talks at President Wilson hotel, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:40 08 September
U.S., Russia 'not there yet' on Syria deal: State Department
Baku-APA. The United States and Russia have not reached a ceasefire deal for Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday, saying it could not confirm Moscow's announcement that the U.S. and Russian foreign ministers would meet in Geneva on Thursday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:46 08 September
U.S., Russia work on Syria truce, as Islamic State blasts kill dozens
Baku-APA. The United States and Russia will work in the next few days on a deal to curb fighting in Syria and build cooperation in the fight against terrorism, their leaders said on Monday, as blasts claimed by Islamic State killed dozens across the Arab nation, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:39 05 September
Putin, Obama mull Syria situation
Baku. Turbat Baghirova – APA. Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama discussed the situation in Syria during a meeting that took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China Sept. 5, RIA Novosti reported.
11:29 05 September
U.S., Russia said nearing deal on Aleppo truce, aid access
Baku-APA. The United States and Russia are nearing a deal that would set a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo, allow U.N. humanitarian access and limit Syrian government aircraft flights, diplomatic sources said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:32 03 September
Kerry, Lavrov: 'Close' on Syrian Peace Agreement
Baku-APA. Speaking in Geneva on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart US Secretary of State John Kerry said they are "close" to a Syrian peace agreement, but still have differences to work through. "I want to thank Foreign Minister Lavrov for joining me today…for what I would call a long but productive and constructive discussion," Kerry told reporters, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
01:57 27 August
Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Syrian Peace Talks in Geneva
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry meet in Geneva to discuss terms for ending the five-year war in Syria, APA reports quoting sputniknews. Since fighting began, over 400,000 people have lost their lives, with roughly 45 % of the country’s population displaced.
00:46 27 August
Lavrov visits Geneva for Syria talks with Kerry
Baku-APA. Sergei Lavrov arrived in Geneva for talks with John Kerry on the results of the consultations between the military experts from both countries on Syria, APAreports quoting Sputnik
01:24 26 August
Kerry tackles Yemen, Syrian conflicts in Saudi Arabia talks
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, into the early hours of Thursday morning on ways to end Yemen's conflict and resume peace talks between the warring sides, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:36 25 August
Russia says Lavrov and Kerry discussed Syria deal on phone
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday discussed by phone how to implement a Russian-U.S. deal on coordinating action in Syria and securing a ceasefire, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:18 16 August