Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad during his visit to Damascus on Tuesday.
Putin arrived in the Syrian capital in a surprise visit earlier on the same day. According to the Kremlin, the Russian leader headed to the Russian military command centre straight from the airport, where he was welcomed by al-Assad.
Bilateral talks followed, where the... Еще Russian president highlighted “there are signs of recovering peaceful life” on the streets of Damascus, the Kremlin reports.
Assad and Putin discussed the Idlib situation as well as the developments in northern Syria and Turkey’s actions there, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reports.
Mandatory credit: Syrian presidency media office