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Putin makes rare visit to Syria, meets Assad

France 24 Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Syria on Tuesday and met with officials including President Bashar Assad, Syrian state media and a Kremlin spokesman reported.
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