Russian MoD Meeting with President Assad

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus

On September 12, on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Minister of Defence General of the Army Sergei Shoigu undertook a business trip to Damascus (the Syrian Arab Republic) to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

In course of the meeting the sides discussed topical issues of military and technical cooperation in context of the SAA successful actions supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces in eliminating the ISIS in Syria.

Other matters raised in discussion included stabilization of situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, de-escalation zones functioning as well as ensuring humanitarian aid to civilians.

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation