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Russia offers to support US in Syria, following talks between Trump, Putin

The ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that it's ready for "practical implementation" of agreements reached by Trump and Putin

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Russia's Defense Ministry says it's ready to boost cooperation with the military in Syria, following talks between President and Russian President

The ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that it's ready for "practical implementation" of agreements reached by Trump and Putin.
 

It said Russia's military leadership is ready to augment contacts with counterparts on "cooperation in Syria" and extending the START arms control treaty, but gave no details.

Putin said and the US reached common ground on Syria at yesterday's talks but gave few details.

The US and have backed opposite sides of Syria's war, but US and Russian officials are working toward an eventual deal on the balance of regional power in post-war Syria.

First Published: Tue, July 17 2018. 22:09 IST
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