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VERBATIM: Kerry says "clarity" achieved on Syria

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Today I can say that we achieved clarity on the path forward. We have completed the vast majority of those technical discussions.
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Which were primarily focused on making this sensation real. And there by getting the parties to the table so we can have a serious negotiation about how to end this war. If the remaining details can be completed, we believe we will be able to address the two primary challenges to the cessation of hostilities.
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One, the regime violations including the aerial bombardment of densely populated areas. And two, the increasing influence of the al-Nusra front. But as I've been seeing from the beginning of this process. The conflict will not end without a political solution. That is our ultimate goal. That is the only way that this horrendous war can finally come to an end.