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Telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

October 27, 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 two presidents discussed in detail interaction on the Syrian track, stressing the importance of cooperation in implementing the existing agreements on stabilising Idlib and the east bank of the Euphrates. The leaders also shared opinions on the issues of political settlement in Syria, including with support from the Astana process guarantor states.

The Libyan agenda was also covered, including prospects for further normalisation of the situation and stepping up intra-Libyan peace talks.

In addition, developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone were discussed. The Russian side expressed deep concern over the ongoing hostilities and the increasing involvement of Middle East terrorists. Vladimir Putin informed his counterpart about his meetings with the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia and the efforts to reach a ceasefire and deescalate the crisis as soon as possible.

It was agreed to maintain coordination between Russian and Turkish foreign and defence ministries as well as the two countries’ special services.

October 27, 2020