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Bloomberg: Non-OPEC states agree to cut oil production by more than 600,000 barrelsBusiness & Economy December 10, 16:22
More than 20 states that produce more than half of world's oil take part in OPEC meetingBusiness & Economy December 10, 13:05
Russian energy minister Novak sees 'no risk' OPEC agreement failsBusiness & Economy December 10, 12:43
Defense ministry organizes mass escape for Aleppo civilians via humanitarian corridorsWorld December 10, 12:38
Almost 18,000 civilians evacuated from areas of Aleppo controlled by militantsWorld December 10, 7:41
Russian swimmers win 11 sets of medals at FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)Sport December 10, 7:00
Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Far East spews ash to 11 km in airWorld December 10, 5:28
Ceasefire agreements enter into force near Damascus, in Idlib province ― mediaWorld December 10, 4:18
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.