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Putin, Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Astana talks on Syria

Putin, Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Astana talks on Syria
FILE PHOTO: Russian President Putin shakes hands with Exxon Mobil CEO Tillerson during a ceremony awarding heads and employees of major energy companies in St. Petersburg. Photo: Reuters
Published: 6:20 PM, January 12, 2017
Updated: 8:00 PM, January 12, 2017

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed preparations for Syria talks in Astana with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev by phone on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement. REUTERS