John Kerry (left) talks to Sergei Lavrov during a press conference in Moscow, on May 7, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) talks to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during a press conference in Moscow, on May 7, 2013. Syria's foreign ministry has welcomed a US-Russian proposal to resolve the country's war, saying it was confident key ally Moscow would not change its stance on the conflict. © Kirill Kudryavtsev - AFP/File
John Kerry (left) talks to Sergei Lavrov during a press conference in Moscow, on May 7, 2013
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Last updated: May 9, 2013

Syria welcomes US-Russia proposal

Syria's foreign ministry welcomed a US-Russian proposal to resolve the country's war, saying it was confident key ally Moscow would not change its stance on the conflict.

"Syria welcomes the US-Russian rapprochement... It is confident that the Russian position, which is based on the principles of the UN Charter and international law, will not change," the ministry said.

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