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Asia: Putin shuns Paris visit after France offers talks only on Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has canceled a visit to Paris next week after President Francois Hollande said he would see him only for talks on Syria - the latest episode in deteriorating relations between Moscow and the West.
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