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Telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

January 11, 2020

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the initiative of the Turkish side.

The presidents continued their exchange of views on the situation in Libya based on Russian-Turkish agreements reached at their meeting in Istanbul on January 8. Russia and Turkey’s commitment was reaffirmed to comprehensively facilitate a political settlement of the Libyan conflict.

Vladimir Putin briefed Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the results of his talks with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and his telephone conversations with a number of regional leaders.

The presidents of Russia and Turkey stressed their readiness to contribute to the success of the international conference on a Libyan settlement to be held in Berlin.

They agreed to maintain constant contact, in particular, regarding Libyan and Syrian issues.

January 11, 2020