March 7, 2016 / 11:26 AM / in 2 years

Putin, Sisi agree about need to fight terrorists in Libya, Yemen: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the Security Council at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 4, 2016. REUTERS/Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik/Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted in a phone conversation on Monday that the fight against terrorists should continue not only in Syria but also in Libya and Yemen, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Putin informed Sisi about the implementation of a Syria ceasefire agreement which the Russian leader said was key for stabilizing the situation in the country.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Christian Lowe

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