Lavrov can meet with Kerry, Cavusoglu

Lavrov can meet with Kerry, Cavusoglu

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov could hold bilateral talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of Syria talks in Lausanne, a source in the Russian delegation told journalists, Sputnik reports.

Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, among other regional powers, are expected to hold talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday to discuss reviving the ceasefire in civil-war-torn Syria.

"Such meetings are possible," the source said.

A source in the Russian delegation told journalists in the early hours of Saturday that Lavrov had already arrived in Switzerland.

According to the Russian Foreign Minister, Moscow does not have any substantial expectations for the meeting, but Russia will offer particular steps for implementing the UN Security Council resolution on Syria.