US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP

Turning point: US, Russia forge deal on Syria ceasefire, new military partnership

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the end of a press conference closing meetings to discuss the Syrian crisis where both sides forged a plan to impose a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war and lay the foundation of a peace process. Photo: AFP
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