Putin discusses violence in Syria's Idlib, prevention of illegal migration to EU with European Council President Michel - Kremlin

  • 2020-03-05
  • Interfax/TBT Staff

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has had a telephone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel, the Kremlin press service reported.

Putin and Michel "discussed the situation in Syria in light of the escalation of tensions in the Idlib zone prompted by terrorist units' aggressive actions. Special significance was attached to humanitarian issues. In this context, Michel informed [Putin] of measures being taken to prevent illegal migration to European Union countries," the press service said.

Putin and Michel "agreed to continue contacts," it said.