Telephone conversation between President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the European Council Charles Michel

On 5 March 2020 a telephone conversation was held between President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the European Council Charles Michel.

The two leaders discussed the situation in Syria in the light of heightened tensions in the Idlib de-escalation zone provoked by aggressive actions of terrorist groups.

The discussion focused on humanitarian matters. In this context Charles Michel updated Vladimir Putin on measures taken to prevent illegal migration into EU countries.

Further contacts were agreed.