Secretary General of UN congratulates Putin on winning presidential election

 
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22 March
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Secretary General of UN congratulates Putin on winning presidential election

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his electoral victory in a phone call, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

Guterres and Putin "touched on topical international issues. While discussing the situation in Syria, [they] emphasized importance of the United Nations’ coordinating role in restoring peace and achieving a political solution in that state," the press service said. "The Russian side expressed readiness to continue assisting the UN-brokered Geneva process."

The UN Secretary General noted Russia’s particular contribution to global security and stability.

Besides, the invitation for Guterres to visit Russia was confirmed.

 

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