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What could Russia's trip to Syria achieve?

The Russian Foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, is visiting Syria for talks with President Bashar al-Assad.

After the meeting, Syrian media quoted President Bashar al-Assad as saying he was willing to co-operate with "any efforts towards stability".

The BBC's Diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall reports.

  • 07 Feb 2012
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