Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs
December 16, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to New York City, on December 18 to chair a UN Security Council meeting on Syria to reinforce efforts to accelerate an end to the conflict, including necessary, formal negotiations between representatives of the Syrian Government and the opposition. The Secretary will also host a meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in New York to discuss next steps in efforts to foster a nationwide ceasefire and parallel political transition negotiations to end the conflict, while intensifying the fight against Daesh.
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