US Secretary of State John Kerry says a free-trade agreement between the US and Europe is a priority for Washington. He was speaking after talks in Berlin. Kerry is on his first foreign tour as US Secretary of State.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry have discussed proposals for joint operations against militants not observing the latest ceasefire. Bombs in Syria killed scores on Monday.
The Syrian military has confirmed a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo after a US-Russian agreement, while sporadic clashes persist on the ground in Syria. The truce started at 1 a.m. local time (22:00 GMT Wednesday).
Top US diplomat John Kerry has met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in Jeddah to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Libya. It comes ahead of crucial talks on those crises in Vienna.
Russia says it is pressing for "silence" in Aleppo after being urged by the US to help end the carnage in Syria's northern hub. Top diplomats are in Geneva, trying to salvage a February ceasefire.
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