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State TV: Syria foreign minister says Vienna talks statement important

BEIRUT - Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Saturday he recognized the importance of a statement from world powers after talks in Vienna seeking an end to the country's war, state television said.
World powers and regional rivals called following Friday's talks for a nationwide truce and the renewal of stalled UN-brokered talks.
During a meeting with United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura, Moualem also reiterated Damascus's position that the fight against "terrorism" must take priority for a political solution to be reached. Syria's government refers to all rebels fighting it as terrorists.
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