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  1/30/2014, Shevat 29, 5774

US and Russia to Increase Pressure on Both Assad Gov. and Opposition

Representatives of Russia and the United States have agreed to increase pressure on both the Syrian regime and the opposition in an attempt to end the fighting and arrive at an agreement.

"We agreed that increasing the pressure on both sides might work better in bringing about a solution," a diplomatic source told Reuters.