Merkel and macron called on Russia to influence Assad


The three leaders welcomed the unanimous approval of the resolution of the UN Security Council, which calls for a 30-day ceasefire for all parties in Syria.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President of France Emmanuel macron called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "exert maximum pressure on the Syrian regime" to achieve an immediate cease-fire in Eastern ghouta. On the phone the conversation between the leaders of the three countries the press service of the German government Sunday, February 25.

According to the report, the parties welcomed the resolution of the UN security Council, which calls on all parties to the conflict to establish at least a 30-day truce for humanitarian assistance and the evacuation of the injured in the fighting areas.

Merkel and Markon stressed that it is important to immediately and fully implement the UN resolution.

"Russia must use its influence on the Syrian regime to reach an immediate ceasefire", - stated in the message.

According to the parties, the truce must be the basis for promoting a political solution within the Geneva peace process under the auspices of the UN.

"The Chancellor and the French President stressed that both countries are still ready to cooperate with Russia and other international partners for this purpose", - said in the Bundestag.

We will remind, in the bombing of the allied forces of the regime of Bashar al - Assad in the Syrian Eastern ghouta in the past seven days killed more than 500 civilian.

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