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Telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

January 9, 2019

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel.

Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel continued their exchange of views on the situation in Syria, including the formation of the Constitutional Committee based on the agreements reached at the four party summit [Russia, Turkey, Germany and France] in Istanbul on October 27, 2018.

The leaders expressed their desire to step up efforts to facilitate the political process in close coordination with the UN with a view to a long-term settlement of the Syrian crisis.

January 9, 2019