2015-12-17 15:12:00

Putin counting on cooperation with anti-terrorism Islamic coalition

Moscow, December 17, Interfax - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hoped that the anti-terrorism Islamic coalition formed by Saudi Arabia would act in the common interests of the fight against international terrorism and cooperation with it would be established.

"Hopefully, the alliance formed recently will actually act in the common interests and we will elaborate uniform approaches and rules and will arrange efficient joint actions and efficient joint instruments," Putin said at a press conference in Moscow on Thursday.

It has been reported that the military anti-terrorist Islamic coalition initiated by Saudi Arabia had been joined by 34 states of the Middle East and Africa.