BEIJING, November 11. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama briefly discussed bilateral ties and also the issues of Ukraine, Syria and Iran on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
“Putin and Obama have managed to use pauses at the summit several times to talk. They focused on the issues of bilateral relations, the situation around Ukraine, Syria and Iran,” Peskov said.
The sides had “more than two opportunities for the meeting and these were brief discussions,” Peskov added.