Multi-lateral talks on Syria being arranged

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Russian and U.S. diplomats have met face-to-face for the first time since Moscow’s air campaign in Syria began last month. No breakthroughs out of those closed-door talks though.

Indeed, Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists a key American demand, that Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad step down, wasn’t even discussed.

CCTV America’s Guy Henderson reports from Berlin.

Multi-lateral talks on Syria being arranged

Multi-lateral talks on Syria being arranged

Russian and U.S. diplomats have met face-to-face for the first time since Moscow's air campaign in Syria began last month. No breakthroughs out of those closed-door talks though. Indeed, Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists a key American demand, that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad step down, wasn't even discussed. CCTV America's Guy Henderson reports from Berlin.
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