French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met in Moscow.
The Kremlin had said the talks would focus on trade, as well as international issues.
At the start of talks, Hollande stressed the two countries’ role in efforts to resolve international conflicts.
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MOSCOW — French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that he hopes to discuss political transition in war-torn Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose stance on Syria is crucial to hopes for a peace settlement.
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