New Russia-US talks with Brahimi on Syria due Friday
MOSCOW - Agence France- Presse
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (L) meets with UN-Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi in Moscow, Russia, 29 December 2012. Sergey Lavrov and Lakhdar Brahimi are discussing the entire range of issues related to political-diplomatic settlement in Syria. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
The second round of Russia-US consultations on Syria involving international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will be held in Geneva on Friday, Moscow's top negotiator in the talks said Wednesday.
"The trilateral meeting between (Russian Deputy Foreign Minister) Mikhail Bogdanov, (US Undersecretary of State) William Burns, and (UN-Arab League envoy) Lakhdar Brahimi has been planned for January 11 in Geneva," Bogdanov told Interfax.