German Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the civil war in Syria and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. In the phone call on Friday the formation of a constitutional Committee for Syria, as well as the announced withdrawal of the U.S. forces were in the forefront, as the Deputy spokesperson of the Federal government, Ulrike Demmer, announced in the evening in Berlin. Both had been agreed "that the development of a political process has to be followed for the settlement of the conflict in Syria".
in view of the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, the Russian and the Turkish government want to talk to a representative on Saturday (from 10.00 am GMT) on the situation in the war-torn country. To want to meet, according to the Kremlin, the defense and the foreign Ministers of both countries in Moscow.
Turkey threatened with an invasion in Northern Syria. Then, the dominant Kurdish militias have now been invited by the Syrian government units, to take control of areas of Manbij near the border.
The United States are at the forefront of an international coalition, which is fighting in Syria, the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS). Your most important ally in the war-torn country, the Kurdish militia, YPG, which is leading the Syrian Democratic forces (SDF). Russia, however, is protection of the Syrian government.daily mirror tomorrow location for Free order
The Chancellor welcomed also the agreement on a ceasefire in Ukraine. In the area of conflict should occur in the night of Saturday to 00.01 hours local time (Friday 23.01 GMT) a ceasefire is in force. The Chancellor spoke, moreover, again for the release of the arrested Ukrainian sailors. The Russian coast guard had set the end of November, in the Black sea, the Kerch Strait three Ukrainian boats with a 24-man crew force. (dpa)