US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to support the U.N. effort to “peacefully resolve” the nearly seven-year-long Syrian civil war.
They also discussed ways “to implement a lasting peace in Ukraine,” where pro-Russian separatists have been fighting troops loyal to Kyiv, and how to keep international pressure on North Korea to end its nuclear weapon and missile development programs.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- Capital of Syria: Damascus, President: Bashar al-Assad, Currency: Syrian pound
- Capital of Ukraine– Kiev, Currency: Ukrainian hryvnia,
- Headquarters of United Nations- New York, USA
Source- The Guardian