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Putin: Easy to work with Assad and U.S. on Syria

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 01:14

Putin says Moscow can easily work with all sides to resolve Syria conflict, including the U.S., and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Panic in the streets of Idlib -- after what people say was a Russian air strike. Amateur video, which can not be independently verified by Reuters, shows the scramble for life in the aftermath. A backdrop as Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Russia's RTR, that he will be able to find common cause with the U.S. on Syria. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "It is easy for us to work with President Assad and with the American side. I've talked about it recently with President Obama - and with our friends from Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries. Why is it easy? We do not wag the tail and change our position. We slowly, before formulating our own position, listened to everybody and chose the line which we think is acceptable to everyone." On Friday, the UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution endorsing an international road map for a Syrian peace process -- a rare show of unity among major powers in a conflict that has already claimed the lives of more than a a quarter of a million people.

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Putin: Easy to work with Assad and U.S. on Syria

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 01:14