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Russia warns Syria strikes would cause 'outburst of terror'
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Russia warns Syria strikes would cause 'outburst of terror'

09.09.2013 From our online archive
Military strikes on Syria risk causing an "outburst of terrorism" in the region and would spark a new wave of refugees, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said

(AFP) Military strikes on Syria risk causing an "outburst of terrorism" in the region and would spark a new wave of refugees, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with his Syrian counterpart Monday.

"The possibility for a political solution remains," Lavrov said after talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, saying his Syrian counterpart said Damascus was still "ready for peace talks".