Lavrov: “plan B” on Syria than the statements of the Russian Federation and the USA on a truce, and never will be


MINSK, 25 February. No alternative plan to the joint statement of the Russian Federation and the USA on settlement in Syria and is not going to. About it told journalists the head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov.

“According to plan “B.” all said no and it never will be. No one will (neither Russia, nor the USA – approx.TASS)” – Lavrov said, responding to a request of journalists to comment on the proposal of the US plan for Syria.

Lavrov said that the Russian draft resolution on Syria can be considered at the UN security Council at any time.

“At any moment”, – he told, answering an appropriate question. The Minister did not specify what terms appeared to him most real.

The truce in Syria

Russia and the United States on February 22, issued a joint statement announced that the ceasefire in Syria will come into force on 27 February at 00:00 time of Damascus (01:00 GMT). The truce will apply to all parties to the conflict, except for the IG and groups “dzhebhat EN-nusra” (both banned in Russia), as well as other terrorist organizations recognized by the UN Security Council.

However, Washington later announced that he was preparing a “plan B” in case to achieve a truce in Syria as scheduled will fail. Officially the content of its alternative plan USA has not been disclosed.