Putin Meets Assad, Says 'Foreign Armed Forces Will Start Leaving Syria'

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(Worthy News) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Thursday, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

According to an official Kremlin statement, Putin told Assad that in light of the Syrian army's recent "victories and success," foreign armed forces will be withdrawn from Syria.

"Given the victories and successes of the Syrian army in the war on terror, in light of the onset of a more active period, and in light of the fact that a more active political process has begun, foreign armed forces will start leaving Syrian territory," Putin was reportedly quoted as saying. [ Source: Ha'aretz (Read More...) ]

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