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Russia, US vow to help unblock Syria talks

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Washington and Moscow promised Thursday to help unblock stagnant Syrian peace talks, as Western countries demanded that Damascus keep its promise to release males detained during the evacuation from Homs. 

A man rewrites the name plate placed at a grave on February 13, 2014 at a cemetery in the Syrian eastern town of Deir Ezzor

The United States and Russia have "promised that they will help both here and in their capitals and elsewhere to unblock the situation for us," UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi told reporters in Geneva after meeting high-level diplomats from the two countries.

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