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Syria Conflict Exposes Old Rivalries at G8 Summiti
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June 17, 2013 11:33 PM
World leaders gathering at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland have been discussing how to end the Syrian conflict - and as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been defending his support for Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, despite criticism from the his G8 counterparts.

Syria Conflict Exposes Old Rivalries at G8 Summit

Published June 17, 2013

World leaders gathering at the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland have been discussing how to end the Syrian conflict - and as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been defending his support for Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, despite criticism from the his G8 counterparts.


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