Russia, Saudis fail in talks to agree on fate of Syria's Assad




 
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Russia, Saudis fail in talks to agree on fate of Syria's Assad
 
August 11th, 2015  
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Russia, Saudis fail in talks to agree on fate of Syria's Assad
By Katya Golubkova and Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Saudi Arabia failed in talks on Tuesday to overcome their differences on the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a central dispute in Syria's civil war that shows no sign of abating despite renewed diplomacy. Russia is pushing for a coalition to fight Islamic State insurgents -- who have seized swathes of northern and eastern Syria -- that would involve Assad, a longtime ally of Moscow.




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