Kerry expressed hope for progress in Geneva talks on Syria

U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that he hoped to achieve progress at negotiations in Geneva on the cessation of hostilities in Syria and the resumption of peace talks. A statement of the head of the state Department made before the meeting with the foreign Minister of Jordan Nasser Judah shortly after arriving in Geneva, where he intends to spend two days.

“It is hoped that we will be able to make some progress,” Kerry quoted by Reuters. “This is a critical hours, we are counting on cooperation with Russia, and we certainly hope that the regime [of Bashar Assad] will listen to Russia and to react”, — he added.