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URGENT ¥¥¥ Putin, Obama discuss Syria by telephone: Kremlin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama discussed Syria and other urgent issues by telephone Friday, the Kremlin said, noting that the call was initiated by Washington.

"Within the context of the Syria crisis, Mr. Putin noted the need to end military activities as soon as possible," the Kremlin statement said.

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