Lavrov to Kerry: measures needed to stop Syria "extremists" being supplied via Turkey

By REUTERS
May 9, 2016 17:20

 
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State John Kerry during a phone call on Monday that measures must be taken to stop "extremists" in Syria being supplied via Turkish territory, the Russian foreign ministry said.

Lavrov and Kerry stressed the need for the Syrian government to continue talks with the whole spectrum of the opposition, the foreign ministry said, adding the phone call took place on the initiative of the United States.

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