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Russia's Lavrov, US' Kerry discuss joint Syria operations: Russian ministry

Reuters , Monday 23 May 2016
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, and US Secretary of State John Kerry greet each other prior their talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 24, 2016 (Photo: AP)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed by phone Moscow's proposals for joint operations against militants who do not observe a ceasefire in Syria, the ministry said on Monday.

Last week, Russia proposed to the US-led coalition that they stage joint air strikes on Syrian rebels, including militant Islamist group Nusra Front. Washington responded coolly.

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