Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone on Saturday, October 28, according to a Turkish presidential source.
The two leader discussed the situation in Syria, with the two leaders reportedly agreeing for the need to be in close contact and act in coordination over the situation in Syria’s northwestern Idlib. According to the source, the discussion also revolved around the new Syria peace meeting in Astana scheduled for the end of October.
The two presidents also discussed the energy cooperation between Russia and Turkey, notably the Akkuyu nuclear power plant and the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project, the source said.
Finally, Putin reportedly expressed his good wishes to all Turkish people on the occasion of the country’s Republic Day, October 29./IBNA