Putin discusses Syria with Russian Security Council

Putin discusses Syria with Russian Security Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with the permanent members of the national Security Council, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

"As for global issues, the operation of the Russian Aerospace Force in Syria was discussed. Besides, there was an exchange of views on a number of other regional issues," the Russian presidential spokesman said.

"The meeting’s participants also discussed the current social and economic issues that Russia is facing," TASS cited Peskov as saying.

The meeting was attended by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, head of the Kremlin Administration Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov and Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergei Naryshkin.