Dmitry Zlatarev. The head of Barack Obama at a meeting with the head of state of Russia Vladimir Putin in Paris said the importance of diplomatic resolution of the issues in Eastern Ukraine and agreed on the issue of peace in the Syrian Arab Republic, informs the White house.
first press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the meeting of 2 leaders on the sidelines of the climate conference in Paris took about half an hour and, in his estimation, " was very rich ".
"Obama drew attention to the importance of working towards a diplomatic solution of the fall in the East of Ukraine through the full implementation by Russia of its obligations at the time of the Minsk agreements ", - reported in the report. As indicated, the American leader " said that if the Minsk agreement will be made, punishments are able to be loosened ".
according to information from the White house, Putin and Obama also discussed at the meeting in Paris the importance of the implementation of the Vienna process for peace in the Syrian Arab Republic.
"The two presidents discussed the need for progress during the Vienna process to achieve a ceasefire and a political solution to the civil war in the Syrian Arab Republic ", - is informed in the report. As highlighted, " Obama reiterated his belief that (Syrian President) Bashar al-Assad during the process of transfer of power must go."
Obama believes "the necessary focus military efforts on fighting the terrorist group "Islamic state" (IG, Arabic name - DAYS), As does our International coalition and not the moderate opposition." Terrorist group "Islamic state" (Arabic name - DAYS) is prohibited in the Russian Federation.