Putin discusses Syria settlement with Iranian, Saudi leaders

Putin discusses Syria settlement with Iranian, Saudi leaders
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends the gala night dedicated to the Defender of the Fatherland Day in the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on February 20, 2016.

Moscow - "Primary attention was focused on the Syrian issues," the Kremlin said in reference to Putin's call with Iran's Hassan Rouhani.



By AFP

Published: Wed 24 Feb 2016, 3:17 PM

Last updated: Wed 24 Feb 2016, 5:23 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a ceasefire deal brokered by Moscow and Washington with the leaders of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. 
"Primary attention was focused on the Syrian issues, in particular the discussion of initiatives and proposals laid out in the Joint Statement of Russia and the United States on the cessation of hostilities in Syria," the Kremlin said in reference to Putin's call with Iran's Hassan Rouhani.


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