U.S., Russia Try Syria Diplomacy as Bombs Risk Deeper Rift

  • Kerry, Lavrov meet Mideast powers; Russia warns of U.S. clash
  • Assad says Aleppo capture will be ‘springboard’ for new gains

The U.S. and Russia held talks with Middle Eastern powers over the deepening war in Syria in a bid to row back from a diplomatic collision over the siege of Aleppo in a standoff that has brought ties between the Cold War adversaries to a new low.

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