French President Emmanuel Macron (right) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin near the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas in France on Monday. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters

Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron optimistic on Ukraine but clash over Syria

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French President Emmanuel Macron (right) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin near the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas in France on Monday. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters
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