Russia, US discuss Syrian crisis, anti-terrorism efforts

MOSCOW, June 1 (KUNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed with his US counterpart John Kerry the Syrian crisis and the importance of consolidating efforts to counter terrorism.
In a phone conversation, the two sides also discussed recent escalation of the situation in Damascus and stressed the importance of conducting decisive measures against Al-Nusra Front and other terrorist groups, Russian foreign ministry said in a statement.
Meanwhile, the Russian-US officials also discussed the Palestinian issue and ways to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (end) as.rj.ma