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Russia's Putin says there is need for peaceful dialogue in Syria

MOSCOW, July 1 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between warring sides in Syria.

He also told Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's Hassan Rouhani in a televised video conference that hot spots of terrorism still remain in Syria's Idlib and other regions.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Alex Richardson)