US-Russian ties and the war in Syria are in focus at the G20 summit in Bonn. DW’s Peter Hille reports on the latest developments from there.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reaffirmed a commitment to reviving the Geneva peace process. He added that Washington sees no future for President Bashar Assad in Syria's government.
In a joint statement on Syria, the US president and his Russian counterpart have agreed to fight "IS" extremists together. At a regional summit, the leaders also denied claims of Moscow interference in the US election.
Representatives of numerous countries are meeting in Astana to try to reach a ceasefire in Syria. The diplomats are confronted with huge challenges, and will struggle to achieve even small successes.
A joint US-Russia stabilization effort in Syria, including no-fly zones, has been floated by the US secretary of state. Rex Tillerson's call precedes talks expected at the G20 in Hamburg between US and Russian leaders.
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