President Obama urges Putin to end airstrikes against Syrian opposition groups

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama called his Russian counterpart ViladiMir Putin to discuss the Middle East regional situation.

 

Obama urged Putin to end airstrikes against Syrian opposition groups.

 

Obama claimed that Russia is playing vital role in implementing truce by ceasing its air campaign against opposition forces.

 

A security conference was held in Munich to discuss strategy to end five year old war in Syria.

 

US Secretary of States John Kerry urged Russia to work in coordination with United States regarding the air strikes on Syrian terrorists without targeting the legitimate opposition.

 

Both leaders emphasized the importance of united anti-terror contacts between US and Russian defense forces.  

 

Obama also discussed Russia’s conflict with Ukraine and urged to ensure ceasefire.