FRANCE’S MACRON AND RUSSIA’S PUTIN TALKS ON SYRIA

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who is on a two-day official visit to Russia, met at St. Petersburg’s Constantine Palace on Thursday to discuss bilateral relations and global issues, including the situation in Syria and Ukraine and Iran’s nuclear deal. France and Russia want to create a coordination mechanism between world powers…

ANALYST: PUTIN’S WIN-WIN DEAL IN ASTANA

Turkey and Russia expressed their readiness to invite the representatives from the United States to the upcoming Syrian peace talks. Earlier Russian leader Vladimir Putin has stressed the need to respect the interests of Washington as one of global players in the region.