Sunday, February 14, at the initiative of the American side had a telephone conversation U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
According to the press service of the Kremlin, during conversation they discussed the situation in Syria and Ukraine.
During the conversation, the presidents of the United States and Russia gave a positive meeting of the International support group Syria in Munich, held on 11 and 12 February.
The press service of the Kremlin reported that Putin «has again focused the importance of creating a United anti-terrorist front, with the elimination of double standards», emphasizing «the need to establish tight working relationships between the ministries of defence of Russia and the USA that allow for a systematic and successful fight with the «Islamic state» and other terrorist organizations».
They also discussed the situation in Ukraine, particularly in the context of the implementation of the agreed in Minsk on 12 February 2015 the measures on settlement of the conflict. «Vladimir Putin expressed hope that the Kiev authorities will take, finally, practical steps for speedy implementation of its obligations, including the establishment of a direct dialogue with the Donbass, Amnesty and constitutional reform, agreeing with the representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk and the enactment of amendments to the law on the special status», – stated in the message Kremlin press service.
The press service of the White house not lead for more information about the content of the conversation Obama and Putin.