GENEVA, Sept 14 The United States and Russia
resumed negotiations on Saturday on eliminating Syria's chemical
weapons programme, a U.S. official said.
Negotiators were to be joined by U.S. Secretary of State
John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before a
joint press conference. "This morning's meeting has started,"
the U.S. official said.
U.S.-Russian talks on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons
programme have reached a "pivotal point", a U.S. official said
on Friday, and both nations said they wanted to renew efforts to
negotiate a peaceful end to the war in Syria.