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  Tevet 22, 5773 , 04/01/13

Envoy to Syria May Meet US, Russian Reps Next Week

Masood Khan, Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, said, Thursday evening, that Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN and Arab League envoy assigned with trying to end the fighting in Syria, might meet next week with representatives from the United States and Russia as part of his efforts.

Khan told a news conference that Brahimi is trying to reach a diplomatic breakthrough, following his talks, last week, with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.

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