WORLD Putin, Trump approve joint statement on Syria-Kremlin


Putin, Trump approve joint statement on Syria-Kremlin

by Christian Lowe, Maria Kiselyova and Stephen Coates | Reuters

14:26, November 11, 2017


U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. (Photo: Jorge Silva/ REUTERS)

MOSCOW, November 11- Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump approved a joint statement on Syria after a brief contact at the APEC summit in Vietnam, Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Saturday.

The statement had been prepared specifically for the presidents' meeting in the Vietnamese city of Danang on the sidelines of the summit, Peskov was quoted as saying.

(Reporting by Christian Lowe; Writing by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Stephen Coates)

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