The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of Barack Obama during talks on the sidelines of the summit "twenty" in Antalya discussed the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and Ukraine, said the Russian leader's aide Yuri Ushakov.
"Had the opportunity to speak quite extensively and the talk was on two topics – first on Syria, then in Ukraine," – Ushakov said, adding that the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic was given more attention, RIA " Novosti ".
the White house also said that Putin and Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit discussed efforts to resolve the conflict in Syria. The leaders of the 2 States concluded that the terrorist attacks in Paris have reinforced the need to resolve the Syrian conflict. The presidents also stressed the progress at the Vienna negotiations on the Syrian Arab Republic, stated in the White house. The interview took place in the presence of Advisor to the President for national security Susan rice, who during the conversation actively made notes in a notebook, show pictures, shown by television channel RT. She had previously told media that a formal meeting between the presidents of Russia and USA in the schedule of the American leader on the G20 conference in Turkey does not appear, but it said that Obama and Putin will be many opportunities for direct communication. Recall, the Presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama spoke briefly on the sidelines of the summit of the " twenty ". Before that, it was claimed that the Presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama shook hands Before the summit " the twenty ". Vladimir Putin arrived in Antalya on the summit " group of twenty ", the Russian leader is also a number of bilateral meetings. On Sunday in Antalya province, Turkey officially opened the summit of leaders " the big twenty ". The event will be held for two days. Before the first working session of G20 leaders, invited countries and authorized international organizations held a joint photographing." The group of twenty " (G20) – the leading forum for discussion of global economic and financial cooperation. The G20 brings together the largest developed and developing economies, which accounted for about 85% of world GDP. In 2013, the chairmanship in G20 were carried out by Russia, in 2014 it was replaced by Australia in 2015, this function was transferred to Turkey. VIDEO