MOSCOW, June 29. /TASS/. The theme of Syria will be comprehensively discussed at the meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation and the USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump in Helsinki on 16 July. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
On Thursday, CNN that the US leader is counting on the upcoming meeting in Helsinki with the Russian head of state to reach agreement on Syria, which will allow as soon as possible to withdraw us forces from the middle Eastern country.
“I don’t understand based on what this CNN whether or not a something that information, then we do not know, can only wonder” – said Peskov, explaining that it was unclear where the channel has the data. “They say that [this issue] is going to [discuss] the President trump. We don’t know what is going to [discuss] the President trump,” – said the representative of the Kremlin. “But the fact that Syria is complex will be discussed [at the summit], there is no doubt there, Syria will have a fairly substantive conversation,” concluded Sands.
According to sources of CNN among officials, trump, in particular, talked about the intention to withdraw US troops from Syria on Monday at a meeting with Jordan’s king Abdullah II at the White house. “As reported by CNN, trump believes that he can cut a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the so-called closed areas in the South-Western part of Syria, allowing the US to withdraw as soon as possible”, – stated in the material channel. Approval CNN, according to the alleged agreement, the troops of the Syrian authorities with the support of the Russian Federation will be able to establish control “over the territory near the border with Jordan.”
The trump allegedly expects to receive guarantees about the safety of the Syrian opposition, which enjoys the support of the United States and its free exit from the region. In addition, the alleged leader of the United States looks forward to the assistance of Moscow in terms of limiting the participation of supported by Iran forces in the South-West of Syria.