© Mikhail Klimentyev/press service of the Russian President/TASS
ANKARA, December 11. /TASS/. The issues of the Syrian settlement, the situation in the middle East and bilateral relations were discussed on Monday in Ankara, the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey became the third country in the course of the working day was visited by the head of the Russian state. In the morning Putin visited the Russian air base in Syria Hamim, where he met with President Bashar al-Assad, and the day held talks in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.