Putin discusses Syria's Idlib with Russia's security council - RIA

Putin discusses Syria's Idlib with Russia's security council - RIA

President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria's rebel-held Idlib with members of Russia's Security Council on Friday, the RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying.

FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises after what activists said was an air strike on Atimah
FILE PHOTO: A man watches as smoke rises after what activists said was an air strike on Atimah, Idlib province March 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah/File Photo

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria's rebel-held Idlib with members of Russia's Security Council on Friday, the RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying.

Putin told the Security Council he was concerned by militant activity in the last major rebel-held stronghold in Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was cited as saying.

(Reporting by Gabrielle TĂ©trault-Farber; Writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by John Stonestreet)

Source: Reuters

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