Lavrov said about a possible meeting with Kerry on Syria next week

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that he may hold a meeting on the Syrian issue with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry next week. He told about it to journalists, transfers “Interfax”.

“We are now thinking about next week,” he said.

While Lavrov expressed hope that the negotiations will be completed soon. “I hope that we will be able to know any news before in Washington go to sleep,” said the Minister.

Meeting of the heads of the two foreign ministries held in Geneva. The talks lasted for about 12 hours. The Agency Reuters with reference to the representative of the US state Department earlier announced the progress that has been achieved in the course of the meeting.

In this case, the state Department said that while early to speak about reaching the final agreement because there are some technical details that need to be worked out.

At the G20 summit in the Chinese Hangzhou on 5 September was held a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama. After it Putin said that the parties were able to reconcile their positions on the settlement of the Syrian issue, but a final agreement has not been reached.