David Cameron meets Vladimir Putin for talks

David Cameron meeting with Vladmir Putin
David Cameron meeting with Vladmir Putin Credit: Twitter / @Number10press

David Cameron is currently meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, discussing the need for diplomatic progress to end the conflict in Syria.

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Disputes over Syria summit plan

Plans to hold a conference by the end of this month, which aims to bring together the Syrian government and opposition for negotiations, is "impossible", according to a Russian official who attended talks between Vladimir Putin and David Cameron.