UNITED NATIONS, December 31, 1:33 /ITAR-TASS/. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has received from Russian President Vladimir Putin assurances of Russia’s support for the international conference on Syria, which will be held in Switzerland in January, UN Secretary-General’s spokesman Martin Nesirky announced on Monday.
“President Putin has confirmed Russia’s strong support for the international conference on Syria, which will be held in Switzerland in January, as well as to the second humanitarian conference on Syria to be held in Kuwait on January 15,” he said.
The UN Secretary-General contacted the Russian president on the phone to express condolences over the terrorist attacks in Volgograd.
The Kremlin press service that also reported this telephone conversation, has not given any details related to the discussion of the Syrian settlement issue.