Putin talks about destructive role of US in Syria

The United States is playing a destructive role in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during an official visit to Tehran, where the summit of the Astana - Russia, Iran and Turkey is taking place, RIA Novosti reported.

The Russian president held meetings in Tehran with Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Iran's spiritual leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that the US must leave both Syria and the Middle East as a whole as soon as possible.

Putin also highlighted that the terrorist groups operating on the territory of Syria must be ended permanently, reports MK.