Clinton arrives in Russia ahead of Syria talks

SAINT PETERSBURG - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Saint Petersburg on Thursday ahead of talks on the Syrian crisis with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

By (AFP)

Published: Thu 28 Jun 2012, 9:34 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 2:43 PM

She will attend a conference in Russia’s second city on the role of women in the economy before keenly-awaited talks with Lavrov on Friday that will come one day before they attend a conference in Geneva on Syria’s future.

The Russian foreign ministry announced that Lavrov and Clinton will give a joint press briefing on Friday at 1730 GMT in Saint Petersburg.

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