UNITED NATIONS, 17 April-2014 (Xinhua): The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was encouraged by "concrete and…
US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to cooperate to implement the Syria agreement reached during talks in Munich, the Kremlin says in a statement.
According to Press TV, the Kremlin issued the statement on Sunday after the two presidents talked over the phone on ways to intensify diplomatic and other types of efforts to put the deal into effect.
Putin also talked to Obama about the significance of creating a united anti-terrorism front, the statement added.
On Thursday, the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) agreed to end hostilities in Syria and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns.
The agreement, set to begin in a week, came following a marathon meeting in Munich, Germany aimed at resurrecting peace talks that collapsed last week.
The talks were suspended on February 3 after the Saudi-backed opposition group, known as the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), refused to attend the sessions.