MOSCOW, June 4. /TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation with the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday expressed concerns over the attempts to delay talks on Syria for various artificial reasons, the Russian foreign ministry said, adding the conversation was organized at the U.S. initiative.
"They have discussed the situation in Syria in development of the telephone conversatuion they had a day earlier," the ministry said. "Besides stressing the urgent task to separate the "moderate" opposition from Jabhat Al-Nusra, as the U.S. has promised earlier, Lavrov has expressed concern of the attempts to delay resuming of political talks for various artificial reasons, which was seen clearly during the UN Security Council briefing on Syria on June 3.".