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Selling arms: Russia's relationship with Syria

Hillary Clinton is due to meet her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for the first time since the US secretary of state accused Russia of lying over the shipment of attack helicopters to Syria.

Russia insists the weapons it sells to Syria cannot be used against peaceful civilians.

The talks come ahead of the Syria Action Group meeting in Geneva on Saturday.

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.

  • 29 Jun 2012
  • From the section World
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