World update: May 31 2019

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MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

The Russian government made it clear on Friday that it’s up to Turkey to rein in rebel groups in northwestern Syria in order to put an end to the ongoing fighting there. Moscow’s statement on the fighting came after a Thursday evening phone call between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which…

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