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Putin congratulates Syria's Assad on retaking Aleppo
December 23, 2016 / 4:26 PM / 7 months ago

Putin congratulates Syria's Assad on retaking Aleppo

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MOSCOW, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on retaking Aleppo during a phone call on Friday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Putin told Assad that the focus now should be on trying to get an agreement to resolve the Syria crisis, the Kremlin said. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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