US, Russia take Syria battle to new heights

September 22, 2016 7:52 AM

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US, Russia take Syria battle to new heights

NEW YORK — The United States and Russia are taking their differences over the conflict in Syria to new heights, after trading ferocious allegations of duplicity and malfeasance at the United Nations Security Council.

After a fractious meeting of the council on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov were set to duel again over Syria at a gathering of the roughly 20 nations that have an interest in Syria. Thursday’s meeting of the International Syria Support Group comes...

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