April vote in Syria `does not interfere` with peace process: Putin tells West

President Vladimir Putin told the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Italy during a conference call Friday that the Syrian regime`s decision to hold legislative polls in April does not contradict the peace process.

April vote in Syria `does not interfere` with peace process: Putin tells West

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin told the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Italy during a conference call Friday that the Syrian regime`s decision to hold legislative polls in April does not contradict the peace process.

"The Russian side noted that a decision by the Syrian authorities to hold parliamentary elections in April, 2016 is being conducted in accordance with the existing Syrian constitution and does not interfere with steps to build the peace process," the Kremlin said following the conference call.

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