Putin discussed with Merkel the purchase of Russian gas by Kiev and the situation in Syria

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MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the situation around Russian gas supplies to European consumers through the territory of Ukraine, as well as the situation in Syria. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin. The leaders agreed to intensify bilateral contacts.