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UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – A UN Security Council meeting on Syria planned for 2000 GMT on Tuesday was postponed at the request of Russia, which had called the talks, council envoys said.

No reason was given for calling off the closed talks among the 15 council members. “The meeting has been called off until further notice,” said a council diplomat.

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