Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron held a phone conversation on Wednesday, discussing the situation in Lebanon, Ukraine, and Belarus, the Kremlin said in a statement, Report says, citing TASS.
"Putin and Macron discussed in detail the situation in the Republic of Lebanon, focusing on the steps taken by Russia and France to provide humanitarian assistance to the people in Lebanon after the explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4," it said.
Macron shared the impressions of his recent visit to Lebanon, as well as the results of a videoconference organized by France on August 9 to rally international aid for that country.
"During the exchange of views on internal political developments in Lebanon, the Russian side reaffirmed its position in support of the republic's national unity and sovereignty," said the statement.
The current situation in Belarus was also touched on, according to the statement.