US and Russia at Odds as Syria Talks Continue

Author: us-russia
Comments: 0
US and Russia at Odds as Syria Talks Continue
Published 13-09-2013, 09:53
GENEVA (Associated Press) – As the US and Russia follow up Friday on an apparently contentious opening round of talks the night before, their top diplomats will search for agreement on the nuts and bolts that go into a Russian proposal for securing Syria's chemical weapons stocks.

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are being joined at the talks in Geneva by chemical weapons experts from their countries.

The diplomats are expected to meet again Friday to go over the mechanics, details and timing of the plan for the weapons to be inventoried, quarantined and destroyed.

When the talks began Thursday, Kerry bluntly rejected a Syrian pledge to begin a "standard process" by turning over information rather than weapons – and nothing immediately. The American diplomat said that words alone are not acceptable.

 

  

 

 


RIA Novosti

Comments: 0
Experts' Panel
Are the U.S. and Russia...
The Sunday, February 24 edition of Russian state television’s...
Are the U.S. and Russia...
Top
popular in the journal
Ukrainian elections: Why should...

Ukrainian elections: Why should...

Back in 2002, when President George W. Bush was mulling his attack on Iraq, Secretary of State Colin Powell reportedly cautioned him with what came to be known as the ...
CIA Director Used Fake Skripal...

CIA Director Used Fake Skripal...

CIA Director Used Fake Skripal Incident Photos To Manipulate Trump
Russian and US Positions on...

Russian and US Positions on...

On Wednesday, the Russian foreign minister spoke to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, telling the top US diplomat that Washington's interference in Venezuela's affairs ...
Последний день Помпео

Последний день Помпео

Политолог Эдуард Лозанский — об истинных причинах поездки госсекретаря США в Россию
“Foreign Affairs” magazine at a...

“Foreign Affairs” magazine at a...

I have not critiqued articles in Foreign Affairs magazine for at least two years because it seemed pointless to whip a dead horse.  Dead intellectually I ...