Russia and USA announced Commitment to Negotiate to End Syrian Conflict

May 8, 2013 13:00 IST

Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergei Lavrov and Secretary of United States John Kerry announced their commitments to a negotiated settlement for the end of the conflict of Syria at Moscow on 7 May 2013. The two have pushed forward for an international conference on the crisis situation.

The decision came up after the talks that lasted for hours between the Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin further proceeded by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a bid to lessen the differences between Washington and Russia over the Syrian Conflict.
Both the nations will try to come up with an international conference over the conflict of Syria and will try to convince the regime as well as the rebels to accept the terms of Geneva that was agreed and suggested by the world powers in June 2012.

Geneva agreement was reached by the world leaders on 30 May 2012 by setting up the path towards the formation of the transitional Government in Syria, without declaring the fate of President Bashar al-Assad.

The International Conference will aim at bringing together the leaders of the government and the opposition at one platform to come up with a negotiated settlement of issue, to end the bloodshed in Syria.

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