U.S. Secretary of State describes discussions with Putin as "frank"

08:30, 13 May 2015
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reports he had frank discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

Kerry held talks with Putin and Lavrov on Tuesday / Photo from Kerry's twitter @JohnKerry

"Had frank discussions with President #Putin & [Foreign Minister] FM #Lavrov on key issues including #IranTalks, #Syria, #Ukraine," Kerry tweeted after talks with the Russian high-ranking officials.

He also stressed it is important to keep lines of communication between the U.S. and Russia open as the sides address pressing global issues.

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