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    The meeting between Russia, the United States and several regional powers on the Syrian settlement in Swiss Lausanne have ended after 4.5 hours, a source in the Russian delegation told Sputnik.

    LAUSANNE (Sputnik) The foreign ministers of Russia, the United States, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Jordan — all the participants of the talks — have left the meeting.

    The meeting was held behind the closed doors, no press conference will take place afterwards.

    The ongoing conflict in Syria has lasted for about five years. Since its beginning it has claimed the lives of thousands of people and displaced millions more. The international community has undertaken steps to end the Syrian conflict and to solve the humanitarian crisis in the country.

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