U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands during a joint news conference following their meeting in Moscow, Russia, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin(reuters_tickers)
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed ways to resolve the Syria crisis and Russia's doping scandal in a phone call on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The ministry said: "Lavrov told Kerry all that he thinks about the anti-Russian, inflammatory claims made by the U.S. Anti-Doping agency to the International Olympic Committee."
(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Jack Stubbs)