Obama, Putin meet at COP21 summit in Paris

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Paris (CNN)President Barack Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris, on the sidelines of an international summit to combat climate change, according to a White House official.

The two leaders discussed their roles in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.
"President Obama expressed his regret for the recent loss of a Russian pilot and crew member and reiterated the United States' support for de-escalation between Russia and Turkey," the official said.