RUSSIA: Agreement with US to Investigate Syrian Chemical Attack

On 12 April, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced an agreement to launch an international investigation into the Syrian chemical attack. The announcement follows a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Secretary Tillerson to discuss salvaging relations between the two countries. Despite differing views on Syria, the two countries plan to conduct the investigation together.

[Madison Landry, madison.landry.ee@gmail.com]