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Russia's foreign minister discussed Syria peace plan with U.S. Kerry
December 27, 2016 / 6:10 PM / 8 months ago

Russia's foreign minister discussed Syria peace plan with U.S. Kerry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks to the media after the meeting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a hot springs resort in Nagato, Japan, December 15, 2016.Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed a peace plan for Syria with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a telephone call on Tuesday, Russia's foreign ministry said in statement.

It also said that Lavrov informed Kerry that a U.S. decision to ease some restrictions on arming Syrian rebels may lead to more casualties.

Writing by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Louise Ireland

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