>> No deal on Syria despite intensive efforts on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou. I'm Reuters correspondent Tara Joseph at the G20 Summit, and despite a mind-boggling array of topics that were discussed here ranging from global trade to Brexit, Syria had been an intensive focal point.
>> Given the gaps of trust that exist, that's a tough negotiation. And we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work. But my instructions to Secretary Kerry, and Mr. Putin's instructions to Mr. Lavrov was to keep working at it over the next several days.
>> Now the US and Russians say they will continue trying to broker a deal, perhaps meeting again before the end of the week. US Foreign Secretary and his Russian counterpart trying to come up with an unusual agreement to deliver humanitarian aid to Aleppo. Now Obama and his contingent board Air Force One, headed for the isolated country of Laos where they will meet with Southeast Asian leaders as part of Obama's Pivot to Asia.
Something he is trying to leave as part of his diplomatic legacy in his last lap as President of the United States. For now though, diplomacy here ending with a whimper, no deal on Syria reached.