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Kerry to meet Lavrov about Syria in Geneva on Friday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Friday in an effort to move toward a political agreement to end the Syrian civil war, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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‘Defeating ISIS No.1 US goal’: Tillerson at coalition summit
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is hosting a meeting of the 68-member US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). The Washington, DC summit is the first meeting of the full coalition since December 2014. Read Full Article at
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UN: 300,000 civilians at risk in Damascus fighting
'Starvation around the corner' if humanitarian aid is not allowed into besieged areas in the capital, UN officials say.
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