Putin says terrorist threat should be neutralized in Syria | Eurasia Diary - ednews.net

9 April, Thursday

Putin says terrorist threat should be neutralized in Syria

Politics A- A A+

Russian President Vladimir Putin held telephone talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. During the conversation, Putin says it is necessary to take effective measures to neutralize a terrorist threat in Syria, Eurasia Diary reports citing TASS.

"Special attention was paid to issues of settling the Syrian crisis in the context of rapidly escalating situation in Idlib as a result o aggressive actions by extremist units against Syrian government forces and civilians. The importance was underscored of preventing humanitarian consequences for civilians," the Kremlin said.

"Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of taking effective measures on neutralizing a terrorist threat while observing the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic," the Kremlin added.

Macron and Merkel expressed "readiness to facilitate decreasing tensions in Syria's north-east."

Report a mistake by marking it and pressing Ctrl+Enter

EurasiaDiary © Must be hyperlinked when used.

Follow us:
Twitter: @Eurasia_Eng
Facebook: EurasiaEng