MESOP HEADLINE ARTICLE : Obama Aides Defend Syria Policy

5.2.2014 – MESOP – The Obama administration defended its policy on Syria and disputed reports that Secretary of State John Kerry told U.S. lawmakers the policy was failing, as recounted by senior Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham (Reuters). Meanwhile, Russia confirmed that Syrian government officials will attend the next round of peace talks in Geneva, and Russia’s foreign minister met Tuesday with the head of Syria’s main opposition group, the National Coalition, in Moscow (al-Jazeera).