July 12, 2018 / 10:27 AM / 11 days ago

Kremlin says Putin discussed Syria with adviser to Iran's supreme leader

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin and Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, discussed the situation in Syria and bilateral relations in a meeting in Moscow on Thursday, the Kremlin said.

FILE PHOTO: Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech as he attends the International Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow, Russia July 6, 2018. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that Velayati had passed messages from Khamenei and from Iran’s president to Putin.

“The messages touch on bilateral relations most notably,” Peskov said.

Reporting by Denis Pinchuk/Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Kevin O'Flynn Editing by Andrew Osborn

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