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  5/8/2013, Iyar 28, 5773

U.S., Russia Seek International Conference on Syria


The United States and Russia on Tuesday agreed to push both warring sides in the Syria conflict to find a negotiated solution and to hold an international conference in search of peace, AFP reported.

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held hours of talks with President Vladimir Putin and then with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lasting late into the night, in a bid to narrow the differences between Moscow and Washington on the conflict, the report said.