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Russia Bids for Turkey-Syria Detente After Assad Mends Arab Ties

  • Russia’s Lavrov offers Ankara-Damascus normalization road map
  • US is opposed to easing Syrian strongman’s pariah status
Sergei Lavrov

Sergei Lavrov

Photographer: Yuri Corte/AFP/Getty Images

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Russia hosted a four-nation meeting of foreign ministers on Wednesday aimed at paving the way for restoring ties between Syria and Turkey.