The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin told him about the inability to make progress in resolving the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic With the assistance of President Bashar al-Assad.
"When we spoke with Mr Putin about the political process in the Syrian Arab Republic, I told him that if you continue a dialogue with Assad, to reach forward, it will be impossible," said Hollande after the meeting of leaders "channel four" in Paris.
He noticed that between Assad and the "Islamic state" there are numerous opposition groups who are willing to move towards a political solution - and they need to work.
Russia began air strikes on positions of the IG in the Syrian Arab Republic in response to a request from President Bashar al-Assad. The coalition led by the United States from September 2014 strikes on the positions of the IG in the Syrian Arab Republic to bypass the UN security Council and not coordinating their actions with Syrian authorities.
The meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel took place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace, in a narrow format, the leaders talked approximately within one hour, after which the dialogue was continued in an expanded format.