Cameron and Putin talk about Syria, then head to judo in LondonNews London, United Kingdom - 02 August 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron met Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 2, 2012 at 10 Downing Street in London to talk about the situation in Syria.
Cameron is trying to convince Putin over Russia’s refusal to agree on a new UN resolution that tries to halt the violence in Syria between Assad’s regime and anti-government rebels. Britain called the decision by Russia and China to veto a resolution two weeks ago “inexcusable and indefensible.”
Later they headed together to the London Olympics to see judo matches contests at the ExCel Centre in east London. He is an honorary president of the International Judo Federation and it's the Russian leader’s favorite sport.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) welcomes Russian president Vladimir Putin (R) at Downing Street in central London. Russian president Vladimir Putin arrives in London to watch Olympic Games. British Prime Minister Cameron held talks about Syria with president Putin.