Obama and Putin met for a "friendly" meeting.But their views on the need for military intervention in Syria remain divergent.- Are we going to help Syria? There, we said Putin after the G20 meeting.
The day concluded G20 summit in St Petersburg.
In twenty minutes met Obama and Putin - but they are still far apart in terms of the urgent situation in Syria.
"Will help Syria"
Russia opposes a U.S. military strike in Syria and threatened to help Syria if the United States goes to attack.
Are we going to help Syria? We will be. Just as we do right now. We offer weapons and cooperate economically, said Putin at a press conference after the G20 summit, reports Interfax according to TT.
The meeting between the two presidents described as "amicable."
We agreed that our foreign ministers will meet to discuss this painful topic of conversation, said Putin.
Putin says that he and Obama are united that they have different opinions regarding Syria, yet they are in dialogue with each other.
Will give a speech to Americans
Obama insisted that most of the countries that participated in the G20 agree with him that it is Assad who is behind the chemical weapons attack.
According to Reuters, Obama will give a televised address to the American citizens at the White House on Tuesday night. The speech will be about Syria.
On Friday it was announced that "nonessential" diplomatic personnel have been evacuated from the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon in Adana in eastern Turkey.
U.S. citizens are also warned not to travel to Lebanon and Turkey, according to TT.
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