Putin says Russia to intensify role in Syria peace process | Reuters

Putin says Russia to intensify role in Syria peace process
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday asked his foreign ministry to intensify Russia's role in brokering a peace deal in Syria.

Putin ordered the Russian military to begin a withdrawal from Syria and said their work in the country had created the necessary conditions for the peace process.

(Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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Updated Date: Mar 15, 2016 00:01:55 IST

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