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US Ready to Discuss Syrian No-Fly Zones With Russia, Tillerson Says

The volatile situation in Syria is expected to be a topic of discussion between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

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    In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington.

    The United States is willing to work with Russia to establish no-fly zones and other measures to stabilize Syria, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday.

    In a statement sent as he departed for a summit meeting of the Group of 20 major economies, Tillerson said the volatile situation in Syria would be a topic of discussion between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, NBC News reported.

    "The United States and Russia certainly have unresolved differences on a number of issues," Tillerson acknowledged, but "if our two countries work together to establish stability on the ground, it will lay a foundation for progress on the settlement of Syria's political future."