Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdgasproduzent: Putin at a meeting with Erdogan made a joke about the reluctance of the Turkish delegation to work
Started in Sochi meeting of the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is reported TASS on Wednesday, may 3.
The Russian President thanked the Turkish counterpart for the visit and expressed hope for constructive dialogue. “We believe that in the future the political situation will recover and this will create additional conditions for the progressive development of Russian-Turkish relations”, — Putin said.
As reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the materials for the meeting, the presidents “will”synchronize watches” on topical international and regional problems, first of all concerning joint fight against terrorism and the settlement of the Syrian crisis.” In addition, the parties will discuss issues on construction of the pipeline “Turkish stream” and liberalization of Ankara for delivery of Russian grain.
Earlier Wednesday, Erdogan said he intends to ask his Russian counterpart to expedite the process of removing trade restrictions imposed by Russia against Turkey in 2015. 2 may it was reported that the meeting will cover issues of military-technical cooperation (MTC).
The last time the two leaders met on March 10 in Moscow.