Syria's Assad Met Putin in Moscow for Talks Tuesday, Russia Says

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Bashar al-Assad held talks in Moscow with President Vladimir Putin in the Syrian president’s first official foreign visit since the civil war in his country erupted in 2011, underscoring the growing Russian role in the four-year conflict.

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