At the talks Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. About Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following Russian-German talks. The Russian leader spoke about his recent visit to Syria and talks with President Bashar Assad.
According to him, “the situation stabiliziruemost, Syria returned to civilian life.” The leaders of Germany and Russia agreed that Syria can be finally resolved exclusively by political means. Also in talks with Merkel sounded the themes of Renaissance Syria and the return of refugees. This requires the joint efforts of the world community. You want to restore infrastructure, water and electricity supply, hospitals and schools, Putin said.
on 7 January, the Russian President paid a blitz visit to Damascus and held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.