Russia says international powers to meet on Syria May 17 in Vienna

AFP , Tuesday 10 May 2016

Russia's foreign ministry on Tuesday said international powers will meet to discuss the Syria crisis in Vienna on May 17, with recent fighting threatening to derail fledgling peace efforts.

A spokeswoman told AFP that minister Sergei Lavrov "is planning" to take part in the meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) -- which includes 17 key nations -- in the Austrian capital next week.

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