Kremlin says Russian, French leaders discuss humanitarian aid to Syria

President Putin discussed joint humanitarian efforts in Syria during a phone call with his French counterpart Macron on Saturday. (File photo: AFP)

The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed joint humanitarian efforts in Syria, particular in the eastern Ghouta province, during a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

On Friday, France sent 50 tons of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57
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