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Germany rebuffs US request for ground troops in Syria

Jul. 8, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A government spokesman says Germany isn't considering sending ground troops to Syria as part of its contribution to fighting the Islamic State group. German media reported over the weekend that the U.S. envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey, asked the German government last week to contribute ground...

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war

May. 29, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to U.N.-supervised elections in Syria that could allow a Syrian government "to move back into the international community," the U.S. envoy for the war-torn country said Wednesday. Ambassador James...