NEW YORK, July 20. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the leader of the United States Donald trump during the meeting in Helsinki discussed the Syrian refugee problem. This was stated to journalists on Friday U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo on the results of a closed-door meeting with representatives of the UN Security Council.

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“Yes, between President trump and President Putin held a discussion on Syria, on how to make it so that refugees could return to their homes, he said. – This is something we are all now working, including the UN and the special envoy of the Secretary-General Staffan de Mistura”.

“So Yes, the presidents of Russia and the US discussed it and, of course, the United States wants to be part of the implementation of resolution 2254 on the Syrian settlement,” said Pompeo.

16 July in the Helsinki talks of Vladimir Putin and Donald trump. It was the first full-format Russian-American summit since the election trump President of the United States in 2016. Prior to that, contacts between the two leaders was held on the sidelines of multilateral meetings.