Rouhani and Putin Discuss Syria on Phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed energy projects and the situation in Syria during a telephone call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the Kremlin said in a statement on Monday.

At Iran’s initiative, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Kremlin official website reported.

Putin congratulated Rouhani on his inauguration ceremony on August 5 and wished him success in his continued work as president of Iran.

The two presidents discussed bilateral cooperation results, including the state of progress in joint oil and gas, electricity, and transport projects, and examined a number of issues on the international agenda.

Exchanging views on developments in Syria, both leaders underscored their commitment to continue coordinating joint efforts to facilitate settlement of this crisis. It was agreed to further maintain contacts at various levels.

 

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