Middle East

    Syria Talks Aim Towards Political Transitioni
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    September 13, 2013 4:57 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov say ending Syria's chemical weapons program could help revive efforts toward a political transition to stop more than two years of fighting. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Geneva where the top U.S. and Russian officials met for a second day.

    Syria Talks Aim Towards Political Transition

    Published September 13, 2013

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov say ending Syria's chemical weapons program could help revive efforts toward a political transition to stop more than two years of fighting. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Geneva where the top U.S. and Russian officials met for a second day.


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