WATCH: Assad presents Putin with a painting on surprise visit to Russia


November 21, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

SOCHI, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin was presented a painting from his Syrian counterpart President Bashar al-Assad in Sochi on Monday in what was a surprise visit to the general public.

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The presentation of the gift comes after Putin hosted Assad in Sochi on Monday evening. 

During the four-hour talks, the two leaders discussed the political process to peace in Syria.

Tomorrow, Sochi will also host a meeting between Russian, Iranian and Turkish presidents on the Syrian crisis settlement.

The eighth round of the UN-supported intra-Syrian talks will also be held in Geneva on November 28th.

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