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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva on Aug. 26 to try to finalize a deal on Syria that has been complicated by an escalation of fighting in Aleppo.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
The United States criticized a Russian Defense Ministry announcement of “humanitarian corridors” for civilians to leave rebel-held eastern Aleppo, but US-Russian negotiations on deeper cooperation continue as the city is steadily falling to the regime.
Thursday, Jul. 21, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
As preparations advance to retake Mosul from IS, defense and foreign ministers from some 30 nations met in Washington to plan how to provide humanitarian relief and services for hundreds of thousands of people expected to be displaced.