Russia says Lavrov, Kerry hold phone call on Syria crisis

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Posted: Nov 04, 2015 10:01 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday held a phone call in which they discussed ways for the international community to help support efforts to end the Syria crisis, Russia's foreign ministry said.

Their discussion included ways to form a united Syrian opposition delegation so as to swiftly improve Syrian national political dialogue and to consolidate positions on fighting terrorism, the ministry said in a statement on its website.

It added the call took place on the initiative of the United States.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; editing by John Stonestreet)