US DoS Not Commenting on Reported Partnership Proposal With Russia in Syria

© AFP 2023 / MANDEL NGAN State Department Spokesman John Kirby
State Department Spokesman John Kirby - Sputnik International
The US Department of State declined on Thursday to discuss ongoing diplomatic conversations with Russia amid reports that US President Barack Obama has proposed a new agreement for military cooperation against some terrorist groups in Syria.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and US President Barack Obama (file) - Sputnik International
Obama Administration Offers Russia Deal on Military Cooperation in Syria
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, The Washington Post reported that the Obama administration has proposed Russia to cooperate against some terrorist groups in Syria, if Moscow gets the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad to stop alleged attacks on US-backed opposition forces.

Kirby told Sputnik that the State Department "will not speak to the details of any ongoing internal or diplomatic conversations."

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