Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on the night of July 8 that he expects Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Turkey in August.
Erdogan held talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 7 one-on-one at the Vahdettin mansion in Istanbul, the meeting lasted more than 2.5 hours.
“In the next month, Mr. Putin will visit Turkey, we will again be able to discuss the topic of the exchange of prisoners of war face to face,” Erdogan said at a press conference after the talks.
Later, Erdogan noted that a personal meeting with Putin could take place in “the next two months.” At the same time, Turkey is counting on negotiations with the Russian leader on a grain deal either by phone or in person. Cereal day: Moscow opposed the indefinite extension of the grain deal How negotiations on the Black Sea initiative ended in Istanbul . And this has always been highly appreciated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaking about the possibility of a subsequent meeting between Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, the Kremlin spokesman did not rule it out.
On June 7, Erdogan had a telephone conversation with Zelensky about the situation around the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station and proposed the creation of an international commission to investigate the explosion. He also invited Russia to participate in the commission.
On May 29, the President of Turkey and the Ukrainian leader discussed the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine during a telephone conversation. As noted in the Erdogan administration, after winning the second round of the presidential elections, the head of state will continue to make efforts to resolve the Ukrainian crisis.
Prior to this, on April 27, Erdogan and Putin also held telephone conversations, during which the Turkish President suggested that his Russian counterpart create a working group to resolve the situation in Ukraine.Share: