The presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Tayyip Erdogan will soon hold a meeting, confirms a press-service of the Kremlin.
“The presidents of Russia and Turkey have agreed to study the possibility of holding in the short term, a personal meeting,” — said in the administration of the Russian leader.
Informed about the meeting said the representatives of the Turkish President. This was preceded by a telephone conversation between heads of States, which lasted 45 minutes. Sources in Erdogan’s entourage said that the conversation the leaders have been “productive” and “positive”.
A few days ago, on June 27, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said Erdogan in his message to Putin brought condolences in connection with death of Russian pilots in the downed su-24. It is the plane crash in November 2015, has caused a sharp relations between the two countries.
Later, the spokesman for Turkish President Ibrahim Kalin said that expressed by the head of state regret is not an apology. Sands later reported that the heads of state plan to hold telephone conversations.