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Medvedev discusses Syria with Saudi king: Kremlin

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday discussed the crisis in Syria in a telephone conversation with Saudi King Abdullah, the Kremlin said in a statement.

“Dmitry Medvedev and King Abdullah exchanged views about the situation in the Middle East in the light of the events in Syria,” it said in the statement carried by Russian news agencies.

Without giving further details, the Kremlin said both leaders discussed bilateral and global coordination of efforts to bring about a stabilisation of the situation in the region.