Putin tells Obama their positions don't coincide on Syria, but both want to stop violence

  • by: JIM KUHNHENN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 17, 2013 - 4:15 PM

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama on Monday that their positions on Syria do not "coincide" but the two leaders said during the G-8 summit that they have a shared interest in stopping the violence that has ravaged the Middle Eastern country during a two-year-old civil war.

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