Putin discussed with Russian security Council the situation in Afrin and preparation for Congress of netdialog in Sochi

MOSCOW, January 26. /TASS./ Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with the permanent members of the security Council of Russia preparations for the Congress of national dialogue Syria in Sochi, the situation around Afrin, as well as other issues. This was reported on Friday the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

“The meeting discussed the final stage of preparation for Congress of netdialog in Sochi,” he said. “In addition, they talked about the situation in Afrin, and in this context, the President informed the meeting about the discussion of this topic a few days ago in a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan,” – said Peskov.

The meeting also addressed current issues of domestic socio-economic agenda, said the spokesman.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speakers of both chambers of Parliament Valentina Matvienko, Vyacheslav Volodin, the head of the Kremlin administration Anton Vaino, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, special envoy of the President on issues of environmental activities, environment and transport Sergei Ivanov.