Putin, Merkel and macron discussed the situation in Syria

MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of France Emmanuel macron, and the acting Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel discussed Sunday in a telephone conversation on the Syrian issue. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin.

“Discussed the Syrian perspective in the context of the development of the situation in Eastern ghouta and to ensure humanitarian access in this and other regions of Syria. Expressed satisfaction with the fact that thanks to the joint work constructively failed to agree on and accept the 24 February resolution of the UN Security Council 2401. Noted the importance of common efforts in the interests of full and expeditious implementation of the provisions of the resolution”, – stated in the message.

Putin informed the interlocutors about the practical steps taken by Russia in the evacuation of civilians, delivery of humanitarian supplies and providing medical assistance to the affected population in Syria. At the same time drawn attention to the fact that the suspension of hostilities does not apply to operations against terrorist groups.

According to the press service of the Kremlin, the parties “agreed to enhance the exchange of information through various channels on the situation in Syria.”