Monday, September 5, 2016

Presidents Obama And Putin Hold Talks On Syria, But No Agreement Has Been Reached

VOA: No Deal After US-Russia Talks on Syria Cease-fire

HANGZHOU, CHINA — President Barack Obama says he had "productive" talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Syria but the two sides have yet to reach an agreement on a cease-fire deal that would allow more humanitarian aid to the war-ravaged country.

"Given the gaps of trust that exist, that's a tough negotiation,'' Obama told a news conference closing the Group of 20 Nations Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, China. "We haven't yet closed the gaps.''

Obama and Putin held talks earlier in the day Monday.

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More News On The U.S. And Russia Failing To Reach An Agreement On Syria

U.S. still trying for a Syria cease-fire deal with Russia -- Washington Post
Syrian conflict negotiations between United States and Russia fail to end in deal to ease fighting -- ABC News Online
US and Russia fail to reach Syria deal at G20 -- Euronews
Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument -- Reuters
Obama: 'Gaps of trust' hamper Syria deal with Russia -- CNN

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