Syrian forces pound cities as Obama, Putin meet




 
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Syrian forces pound cities as Obama, Putin meet
 
June 19th, 2012  
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Syrian forces pound cities as Obama, Putin meet
LOS CABOS, Mexico/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Monday that the violence in Syria must stop but gave no sign of agreeing on how to do it even as Syrian security forces pounded opposition areas across the country. Intense artillery fire was reported in Douma, a town 15 km (9 miles) outside the Syrian capital Damascus that for weeks has been under the partial control of rebels who have joined the 15-month-old revolt against President Bashar al-Assad. ...




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