Putin meeting with Erdogan made a joke about the reluctance of the Turkish delegation to work

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin before the talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan mocked members of his delegation, which did not immediately managed to find a place to sit. On Wednesday, may 3, RIA Novosti reported.

“Don’t want your work”, — said the Russian leader. After a few seconds, after this delay the negotiations started.

Conversation Putin and Erdogan takes place in Sochi residence Bocharov Stream. It is noted that the heads of state will discuss topical international and regional problems relating to the joint fight against terrorism and settlement of the Syrian crisis. Also we will focus on the construction of the pipeline “Turkish stream” and the lifting of restrictions of Ankara for delivery of Russian grain.

Shortly before the meeting with Putin, Erdogan said that he intends to ask his Russian counterpart to expedite the process of removing trade restrictions imposed by Moscow against Ankara after November 2015 Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian bomber in the skies of Syria.

In March, Turkey has decided to impose duties on the import of Russian grain at the request of local companies who are not satisfied with Moscow’s ban on imports of some products effective from January 1, 2016.