US Secretary of State John Kerry reaffirmed his country's commitment to the international plan agreed last June in Geneva to end the ongoing crisis in Syria.
Speaking at a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov he said the plan proposed by Kofi Annan, the Geneva Communique, must be "the roadmap" for peace.
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Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British-Australian nationality, became separated from his mother who was injured in the attack.