Putin Puts Russian Warships On 'Permanent Standby' Near Syria

Putin Puts Russian Warships On 'Permanent Standby' Near Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have hailed achievements in what they called the fight against terrorists in Syria.

Putin said that along with giving a boost to a political process, it is important "to take necessary steps towards rebuilding the Syrian economy, as well as settle long-pending hard, but pressing humanitarian issues".

Putin congratulated Assad on what he said were considerable achievements by the Syrian armed forces against terrorist units.

Russian Federation has been a key ally of Assad throughout the seven-year Syrian civil war when many other countries, including the United Kingdom, wanted to remove him from power.

"The next task, of course, is the economic recovery and humanitarian aid for those people in a hard situation", Putin added. Its navy help not exclusively ensured the survival of Assad's regime, it modified the course of the warfare.

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"Stability is improving, and all that opens the doors to the political process, which we started a while ago", Assad told Putin, according to a transcript of the opening remarks from the meeting posted on the Kremlin website. "[The two parties] have noted the necessity to create additional conditions for the resumption of full-format political process in Syria", Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

"We know it will not be easy because some countries do not want stability to return to Syria".

Russian tv broadcast brief clips from the 2 males's dialogue.

Putin is scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday and French President Emmanuel Macron next week.

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