Started videosubmit the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey

a Summit on Syria in a video conference began, the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey, Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The host is Iran, the Iranian state television is broadcast.

According to Hassan Rouhani, head to the summit of the heads of Iran, Russia and Turkey had to be postponed due to coronavirus COVID-19, and online the meeting is due to the fact that since the beginning of the pandemic in Syria has witnessed many events. The participants of the meeting criticized the US action in Syria.

According to the President of Iran, the United States used the natural resources of Syria, pretending to be fighters against terrorism. And according to Vladimir Putin, the US sanctions against Syria are illegal, they undermine the economy of the Arab Republic and only add problems. Broadcast of the summit of the three presidents are the TV channel “Russia 24” and the website Вести.Ru.

As reported earlier, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, a separate bilateral contacts, the participants of the meeting of 1 July is not planned. Face-to-face summit of the three presidents will take place later, reports “Interfax”.