U.S. and Russia agree to end the violence in Syria

Путин и Обама

Enniskillen, UK (17/JUN/2013.) - United States and Russia acknowledged today that their positions on the conflict in Syria are divergent, but stressed that share mutual interest to end violence and warring parties to negotiate.

The U.S. president, Barack Obama, and Vladimir Putin, discussed today at the G8 summit, the dramatic situation in Syria during a meeting that lasted more than two hours.

"I had a conversation with Putin about the tragedy that is going on in Syria. We have agreed that it is necessary to strengthen cooperation in this matter," Obama said at the conclusion of the meeting, while Putin insisted that both "want to stop violence and that the two sides have sit down to negotiate".