UN: Syria mediator Brahimi to meet US and Russian ministers on Friday

GENEVA - The international mediator for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will hold talks with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and US Under Secretary Wendy Sherman in Geneva on Friday, a UN statement said on Monday.
The statement was issued after Brahimi met separately with the Syrian government and opposition at the start of a second round of peace talks in the Swiss city, expected to last all week.