Trump, Putin talk Syria, N.Korea in 1-hour call

by Garry Watts November 22, 2017, 0:09
Trump, Putin talk Syria, N.Korea in 1-hour call

The two presidents emphasized the need to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2254, which calls for a ceasefire and humanitarian access as part of efforts to end the conflict, and UN-led peace talks in Geneva, the White House said in a statement. Calls with Trump and leaders of other "countries in the region" are planned for Tuesday.

President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour Tuesday by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

On the phone call, the Kremlin said the US and Russian presidents also discussed Trump's criticism of the Iranian nuclear deal, unrest in Ukraine, and counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan.

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The convocation of "an inclusive inter-Syrian dialogue" is aimed at restoring confidence between different factions and seeking compromises in the interests of a united and strong Syria, the statement read, Xinhua news agency reported. Putin also called for co-ordination of anti-terror efforts with the USA, the Kremlin said, adding that Afghanistan was also discussed. Putin added that Russian Federation has offered to host the Syrian Congress on National Dialogue in Sochi.

The call came less than two weeks after Trump and Putin met on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific economic conference in Da Nang, Vietnam.

Turkey and Russian Federation, together with Iran, are the guarantor countries which brokered a cease-fire in Syria in December 2016, which led to the Astana talks that ran parallel to UN-backed discussions in Geneva to find a political solution to war in Syria. They agreed on a number of principles for the future of war-torn Syria.


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