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US, Britain press Russia on Syria

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President Barack Obama warned old suspicions between Russia and the West could hamper new "common ground" on ending the crisis in Syria, even as he and his British counterpart upped pressure on Damascus ally Moscow. 

US President Barack Obama (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 13, 2013. Obama and Cameron sought to build momentum behind a new US-Russia sponsored conference on Syria, now expected to take place in June, as they met at the White House.

Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron sought to build momentum behind a new US-Russia sponsored conference on Syria, now expected to take place in June, as they met at the White House.

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