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Lavrov and Kerry to discuss Syria together with key region’s players

MOSCOW, October 12./TASS/. Russia and the US will hold ministerial talks on Syria in Swiss Lausanne with the participation of key countries of the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

"By agreement of Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and US Secretary of State Kerry, a meeting of the foreign ministers of Russia, the US and some key countries of the region will be held in Lausanne on October 15 to consider possible additional moves to create conditions for the settlement of the Syrian crisis," the ministry said.

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, the Russian foreign minister specified that Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and possibly Qatar will take part in the meeting.