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Russia vows support for Syria's Assad to combat "terrorism"

Nov 27, 2014    

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it would support President Bashar al-Assad to combat "terrorism" in the Middle East, indicating there was no new room for compromise on one of they key contentious issues in the Syrian conflict.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with Assad's foreign minister, Walid al-Moualem, on the Black Sea as part of Moscow's renewed diplomatic push to restart peace talks on Syria."We share the view that the main factor driving the situation in the Middle East is the terrorist threat," Lavrov ...

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