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Merkel Seeks Syria Dialogue

2015-10-16 08:47:01       source:Global Times

October 16, 2015

"Russia's air force struck 32 Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria as Syrian government forces pushed a ground offensive on Thursday, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a political dialogue that includes Russia and international actors.

After 24 hours of flying 33 sorties, the Russian air force has eased the intensity of strikes as the Syrian army has gone on the offensive, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told the media on Thursday."

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