U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
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The parties agreed to step up pressure on all the banned extremist groups, and to accelerate delimitation of the opposition in Syria. In addition, they talked about the situation in Ukraine. Public communication was only within the diplomatic etiquette, with the us of traditional mutual political overtures.
Kerry is to hold a second day of talks with Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Friday to move forward in relations between Moscow and Washington.