Assad arrives in Moscow for talks with Putin

Maria Novoselova / Vestnik Kavkaza

Syrian President Bashar Assad has arrived in Moscow on an official visit on Tuesday, the Syrian presidential office said on Telegram.

"President Bashar Assad has arrived in Moscow this evening on an official visit to the Russian Federation," the post said.

Assad is accompanied by a large delegation of ministers, his office said.

The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Assad will hold talks on March 15. They will discuss bilateral cooperation in various areas and the outlook for the settlement of the situation in the Middle Eastern country.

Putin and Assad last met in September 2021 when the Syrian president came to Moscow.

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