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Foreign Ministers to Discuss Russia's Role in Syria on Saturday

Foreign ministers meeting in Berlin on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis are also likely to touch on the situation in Syria, a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said Friday.

Spokesman Martin Schaefer, speaking at a regular government news conference, described reports of Russian military action in Syria as an "important" development that was likely to come up on the margins of the meeting.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will host his counterparts from France, Russia and Ukraine on Saturday evening in the German capital.

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