US-led Syria talks begin in Lausanne: official

The meeting is another attempt to try to find a diplomatic solution to the Syria conflict, which has lasted over 5 years.

By: Reuters | Lausanne | Published:October 15, 2016 7:13 pm
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US-led talks on Syria including Russia and regional powers began in the Swiss town of Lausanne on Saturday, a US official said.
The meeting is another attempt to try to find a diplomatic solution to the Syria conflict, which has lasted over 5 years.

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Apart from US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, also present at the talks are the foreign ministers of Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Qatar, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

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