Obama called Putin to talk about Syria and Ukraine

In the Kremlin noted that the Central topic of conversation was the situation in Syria. Putin and Obama has positively assessed the results of the meeting of the International support group Syria in Munich and supported the efforts of the two target groups – ceasefire and humanitarian aspects.

Vladimir Putin has stressed the importance of creating a United anti-terrorist front, with the rejection of double standards. Raised during the meeting was the question of the necessity of establishing tight working contacts between representatives of the ministries of defense of Russia and the USA.

In addition, Putin and Obama discussed the situation in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin expressed hope that the Kiev authorities will take, finally, practical steps for speedy implementation of its obligations, including the establishment of a direct dialogue with the Donbass, Amnesty and constitutional reform, agreeing with the representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk and the enactment of amendments to the law on the special status.