Putin pleased with acting at Moscow's Maly drama theaterSociety & Culture March 23, 23:35
Former Russian MP killed in Kiev, killer dies in hospitalWorld March 23, 23:32
Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satelliteSociety & Culture March 23, 21:52
Experts forecast Bank of Russia will keep key rate at 10%Business & Economy March 23, 21:13
Putin's aide explains why Russia has no fear of supplying S-400 systems to TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 20:42
British police identify Westminster attacker as Khalid MasoodWorld March 23, 20:03
Russia develops ‘grenade launcher-propelled’ reconnaissance droneMilitary & Defense March 23, 19:58
Ukraine forbids Russian Eurovision contestant to perform via satelliteWorld March 23, 19:35
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremismSociety & Culture March 23, 19:00
GENEVA, September 11 (Itar-Tass) - Talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry can last several days, a source at the Russian permanent mission to the U.N. and other international organisations in Geneva told Itar-Tass.
“By all accounts, the meeting should start on Thursday and end on Friday. It is not ruled out that the meeting can continue on Saturday,” the Russian diplomat said.
“At present, there is no information saying any third party should take part in the talks. This will be bilateral talks and the U.N. is not expected to be involved,” the diplomat said.
Corinne Momal-Vanian, director of the U.N. Information Service in Geneva, said the United Nations had not asked for any platform for holding consultations. “There is no such address. At the moment, [U.N./LAS Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar] Brahimi is not expected to take part in the meeting,” she told Itar-Tass.
Lavrov and Kerry are expected to meet at one of the lifestyle hotels of Geneva. Among priority issues are discussions on Russia’s initiative to place chemical weapons in Syria under international control.