Readout of Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

09/17/2017 11:30 PM EDT

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 17, 2017

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met this evening in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

The two recommitted to deconflicting military operations in Syria, reducing the violence, and creating the conditions for the Geneva process to move forward, pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254.