Putin and Macron to discuss the situation in Syria and Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the situation in Eastern Ukraine during a meeting in Saint-Petersburg on May 25, Yuri Ushakov, the Aide to the Russian President, stated.  

According to Ushakov, the two parties will discuss the potential of crisis resolution in Syria and Libya, the problem of Middle East settlement, and prospects for maintaining the comprehensive overall plan of actions regarding the Iranian nuclear program following the United States’ withdrawal.

“During negotiations between Putin and Macron, the exchange of views on relevant international and regional issues is planned,” Ushakov stated.

Macron will make his first official visit to Russia on May 25.

On May 10, in the German city of Aachen, leaders of the Normandy Four countries met in the “trio” format without Putin. The parties discussed the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas.  

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