Special Representative Jeffrey’s Call with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vershinin

U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Media Note
June 11, 2020

Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James Jeffrey spoke by phone today with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin on the situation in Syria. Ambassador Jeffrey and Deputy Foreign Minister Vershinin discussed the political process for the settlement of the Syrian crisis in accordance with UNSCR 2254, which provides for the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Syria. They also discussed recent developments in Idlib, Northeast Syria, and the southwest.