MOSCOW, May 18. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron will discuss the situation around the Iran nuclear deal, Syria and Ukraine in St. Petersburg on May 24-25, the Kremlin press service said on Friday.
"Talks at the highest level are scheduled to be held to discuss the development of Russian-French cooperation and topical international and regional issues, including the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iran nuclear program, the Syrian settlement and the internal Ukrainian crisis," the statement said.
A number of joint documents have been drawn up for signing.
The French leader will pay an official visit to St. Petersburg on May 24-25 at Putin’s invitation. He will be an honorary guest of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held on May 24-26. SPIEF has been held since 1997, and since 2006, it has been held under the auspices of the Russian president, who has also attended each event. Over the past 20 years, the Forum has become a leading global platform for members of the business community to meet and discuss the key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets, and the world as a whole.