Russia keeps urging West to set up wide coalition against terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 18:26
IAAF supports IOC decision to encourage Russia’s whistleblowing coupleSport October 25, 18:14
MP blasts ‘cynical’ calls to suspend Russia from UN Human Rights CouncilRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 18:08
Minsk sees military cooperation with Moscow productiveWorld October 25, 18:04
Russia ready to deliver strikes on militants moving into Syria from Iraq — generalMilitary & Defense October 25, 17:36
Assad's political advisor to visit Moscow this week — sourceRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 17:22
Russian commander assesses results of Russian-Egyptian drills' main phaseMilitary & Defense October 25, 17:13
Russian expert slams EU’s sanctions against Moscow as gimmick to ensure its own unityRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 17:13
Foreign investment in Kazakhstan up 4.4 timesBusiness & Economy October 25, 16:56
MOSCOW, June 14 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of the Russian Security Council on Friday discussed the situation in Syria in the light of recent remarks from Washington as well as the socio-economic situation in Russia.
"Vladimir Putin held a briefing session with members of the Russian Security Council. They discussed the socio-economic situation in Russia as well as international affairs,” presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
"The conversation dwelt on various aspects of the forthcoming G-8 summit as well as on the situation in Syria in the light of recent remarks made by Washington,” Peskov added.
All members of the Russian Security Council, including Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, attended the session. The two absentees were Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko and Security Council Deputy Secretary Rashid Nurgaliyev.