Syrian War

Time to Talk Again

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The U.S. and Russia cannot avoid talking any longer.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    When the Russian and U.S. presidents meet at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday, they will have to acknowledge their common interest in resolving the Syrian conflict.

  • Facts

    Facts

    • The Syrian civil war, which has been raging for almost five years, has claimed 250,000 lives and created four million refugees.
    • The two presidents have not met in two years.
    • Americans and Russians cooperated in bringing about the Iranian nuclear deal.
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