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Lavrov: Russian rebels will pose no risk at Sochi

Updated: June 21, 2013, 2:18 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Security agencies will make sure Russians fighting alongside rebels in Syria don't pose a threat to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the foreign minister said Friday.

Sergey Lavrov said in an interview that the potential threat of them coming home to launch attacks "would be taken into account very seriously."

Lavrov said Moscow and Washington will cooperate on ensuring security for the Sochi Olympics, "making sure that the potentials of respective services ...

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