Speaking in Ankara on Monday alongside Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, President of Russia Vladimir Putin, urging an end to the war in Yemen that has been waged there for years by a Saudi-led coalition by quoting from the Holy Quran.
“And remember the favor of Allah upon you – when you were enemies and He brought your hearts together and you became, by His favor, brothers,” the Russian president quoted.
The Russian president’s references to the Holy Quran were noted with approval by both Erdogan and Rouhani, the report said.
Thousands of people have been killed in Yemen’s civil war. Saudi-led coalition’s aggression on Yemen began in March 2015 in an attempt to reinstall the country’s Riyadh-allied former regime and crush the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement.
The three presidents were meeting in Turkey for talks on peace in Syria.
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