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MOSCOW, October 21. /TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin discussed with permanent members of the Russian Security Council the situations around Aleppo and Mosul, as well as the settlement process in Ukraine, the president’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.
"The president informed the Security Council’s permanent members about the discussion at the recent meeting in Berlin in the Normandy Format, as well as about the further conversation with the German chancellor and with the French president on the Syrian matters," he said.
"They discussed in detail the situation around Aleppo in the context of the humanitarian pause," he said. The participants "stressed the importance of using it to begin the process of differentiating the moderate opposition from terrorists."
"Besides, the meeting participants exchanged opinions on the operation to liberate Mosul," the press secretary continued. "They expressed concern with the potential flows of militants to Syria and with the abrupt increase of the refugee flows."
The participants also discussed current issues on the Russian domestic social and economic agenda.
The meeting featured Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, head of the Kremlin Administration Anton Vaino, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, FSB (intelligence service) Director Alexander Bortnikov, SVR (foreign intelligence service) Director Sergei Naryshkin, presidential envoy on environment, ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov.