The chief of staff discussed with the colleague from the U.S. zone of de-escalation in Syria


RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, 8 Aug — RIA Novosti. The chief of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Valery Gerasimov discussed with his U.S. counterpart Joseph Dunford, the functioning of the area to deescalate the situation in South-West Syria, reports Russian defense Ministry.

“During a telephone conversation exchanged views on the situation in Syria and Iraq, they discussed further actions to combat international terrorist organizations, as well as functioning of areas of de-escalation in the South West of the Syrian Arab Republic”, — stated in the message.