The Nigerian president has also asked the U.S. for help in reclaiming billions of dollars of stolen funds.
It's the second time U.S. lawmakers have declared a genocide.
The "cessation of hostilities" agreed to by the United States and Russia is due to take hold on Saturday morning.
The international community responded in a variety of ways to Museveni's re-election.
For all of the verbiage about human suffering, the West has not protected a single Syrian inside Syria from Assad.
Make no mistake: We negotiated with terrorists, and the terrorists won.
John Kerry has hinted at linking the end of the sanctions to Russia's help in ending the war in Syria.
Yet Moscow and Washington's views on the future of Syrian President Bashar-al Assad still diverge.
The military situation on the ground does not indicate that the Assad regime needs to compromise.
The president urged other countries to join in the fight against the militant group.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow would move to protect its interests
The negotiations Kerry brokered in 2013-2014 should form the basis of a U.N. Security Council settlement.
Since Oct. 1, 19 Israelis and an American have been killed in Palestinian attacks.
Kerry added that such a move should not deter opposition groups trying to topple the Syrian government.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said Syria is "weeks" away from a political transition.
Nigeria's Boko Haram ahead of #ISIS as world's deadliest militant group, according to new study.
Kerry also said the war in Syria could be weeks away from a major breakthrough.
The United States is still assessing the effectiveness of the strike.