Putin, Rouhani Agree In A Telephone Conversation To Increase Efforts To Resolve The Conflict In Syria

BAGHDAD - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rowhani discussed in a telephone conversation the situation in Syria and stressed the importance of increasing joint efforts to resolve the conflict.

The Kremlin press office said on Saturday that "during the discussion on the situation in Syria, they confirmed the importance of increasing joint efforts to promote a political and diplomatic settlement of the conflict in this country, especially within the framework of Astana conference through the implementation of the memorandum of the establishment of areas to reduce the escalation.

Russian president also congratulated, according to Russian media, "his Iranian counterpart Rowhani on the occasion of his re-election as president and wished him success in his activities."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency