Putin, Hollande agree to "coordinate" operations in Syria

20:20, 17 November 2015
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin and French leader Francois Hollande have agreed to coordinate activities of the military and special services in the operations "against terrorist organizations" in Syria, the Kremlin has told UNIAN following a telephone conversation between the two leaders.

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"In connection with the barbaric act of terrorism which resulted in the crash of the Russian airliner in Egypt, and the tragic events in France, the leaders paid particular attention to enhancing bilateral and multilateral cooperation to combat international terrorism. It was agreed, in particular, to ensure closer contact and coordination between the military agencies and special services of the two countries in the course of operations against terrorist organizations, implemented by Russia and France in Syria, " said the statement.

Read alsoRussia confirms bomb downed its plane over Egypt – ReutersIn particular, it is noted that "personal dialogue" will continue "on the fight against terrorism and on other relevant topics at a meeting in Moscow on November 26."

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