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Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the situation in Belarus, where protests erupted after the presidential elections, and the spread of the coronavirus, reported on the Kremlin website.
“The current situation in Belarus has also been touched upon,” the message says.
The presidents also noted the importance of further cooperation in order to counteract the spread of COVID-19, “including taking into account the registration in Russia of a vaccine to prevent this disease.”
During the conversation, which took place at the initiative of the French side, the presidents also discussed the explosion in the port of Beirut, which took place on 4 August. During the conversation, emphasis was placed on the humanitarian aid that both countries are providing to Lebanon, the Kremlin said in a statement.
The material is being supplemented.