Putin: Political process in Syria will accelerate foreign troop withdrawal

Putin: Political process in Syria will accelerate foreign troop withdrawal
Screen grab showing President Vladimir Putin greets Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi, Russia, May17, 2018. (Syrian Alikhbariyah)
Updated 17 May 2018

Putin: Political process in Syria will accelerate foreign troop withdrawal

Putin: Political process in Syria will accelerate foreign troop withdrawal

SOCHI: Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday with Syria's Bashar Assad in the city of Sotchi in southern Russia, the Kremlin said.
"There were detailed discussions" between the two leaders, who last met in December at a Russian military air base in the Syria's coastal province of Latakia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.