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B92.net's exclusive news: Vucic today with Macron and Putin, prior to Crisis Staff

The main topics will be the fight against coronavirus, continued cooperation with the European Union and confirmation of the closest friendly relations with Russia.
Vucic will speak with Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin before the Crisis Staff sessions scheduled for 6 pm today.

Russia has Sent a Humanitarian Aid Plane to the United States

Russia has announced today that it has sent a humanitarian aid plane to the United States, where the coronavirus pandemic has already claimed more than 4,000 casualties, according to the France Press.

An AN-124 of the Russian Air Force, loaded with protective masks and medical equipment, has flown to the United States, the Defense Ministry said in Moscow.

Russian plane sent to US with supplies for virus fight

A Russian military plane carrying medical equipment has departed for the United States, the defense ministry in Moscow said on April 1, as the Kremlin flexes its soft power amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Antonov-124, "with medical masks and medical equipment onboard", left for the U.S. overnight, a statement said, without providing further details.

The Russian Parliament Approved Constitutional Changes Allowing Putin to Run for President

Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday, opening the way for him to potentially stay in power until 2036, Reuters reported.

Permanent truce in Idlib is essential, says opposition CHP

A "permanent ceasefire" in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib is essential "as soon as possible," according to Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).

"We lost our heroes outside our borders. Why did we lose them? We are waiting for a reasonable answer," CHP spokesperson Faik Öztrak told a press conference in Ankara.

Russian, Turkish presidents announce Syria cease-fire

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, say they have reached agreements that could end fighting in northwestern Syria.

They say a cease-fire will come into force in Idlib at midnight.

Putin also voiced hope that the deal would end civilian suffering and help contain a humanitarian crisis.