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    According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin and David Cameron agreed on the need for multilateral cooperation in the global fight against terrorism.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed that there is no alternative to cooperation in the global fight against terrorism and the specific fight against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

    "The fight against terrorism, the fight against IS were discussed in detail and the need for cooperation in this field was noted, understanding of the necessity of multilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism," Peskov told reporters.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with US President Barack Obama (L) on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015
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    He added that the sides discussed primarily the situation in Syria, while the reconciliation process in Ukraine and current relations between the European Union and Russia in terms of the Ukraine-EU association agreement were touched upon as well.

    Peskov pointed out that the politicians had not discussed British participation in the fight against IS in Syria.

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