September 19, 2018 / 1:39 PM / 3 months ago

Russia's Putin, Germany's Merkel discuss Syria, Ukraine: Kremlin

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin give statements ahead of a meeting at the German government guest house Meseberg Palace in Gransee, Germany August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone on Wednesday about the deal reached between Turkey and Russia on the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib, the Kremlin said.

The two leaders also discussed Ukraine and global financial markets during the call, which was initiated by Germany, the Kremlin said in a readout.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Denis Pinchuk

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