Russia’s Putin, France’s Macron to discuss Iran in St Petersburg: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss Iran, Syria and Ukraine when Macron visits St Petersburg on May 24-25, the Kremlin said on Friday.

Macron is set to visit Russia to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg next week. The Kremlin also said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would be a guest of honor at the forum and would hold talks with Putin on May 26.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Hugh Lawson)