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Russia says Syria investigation is attempt to distract from ceasefire failure
October 7, 2016 / 6:14 PM / a year ago

Russia says Syria investigation is attempt to distract from ceasefire failure

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday that calls by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for an investigation into Moscow’s actions in Syria were an attempt to distract from the failure of a ceasefire backed by Russia and the United States, according to TASS news agency.

TASS was quoting Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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