Russia, Syria urge U.S. not to launch military strikes




 
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September 9th, 2013  
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Topic: Russia, Syria urge U.S. not to launch military strikes


MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Syria urged the United States on Monday to focus on convening a peace conference to end more than two years of conflict instead of taking military action against Damascus. After talks between the countries' foreign ministers in Moscow, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem suggested a chemical attack which Washington blames on President Bashar al-Assad was a pretext to encourage military intervention and asked whether President Barack Obama was backing terrorists. ...




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