Putin and Erdogan discuss fight against terrorism in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed continuing Assad regime attacks on civilians in Syria as well as bilateral ties in a telephone call late Thursday, presidential sources said.
During the conversation, Erdogan told Putin that ceasing regime attack on civilians in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib is key for the success of the Astana peace process and an upcoming Syria conference in Sochi, Russia, according to the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
They also discussed the ongoing Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and Turkish Stream projects as well as other aspects of energy sector cooperation, the Anadolu Agency reported.
Erdogan and Putin also voiced their resolve to further improve bilateral ties in every area.
The two presidents also spoke about a meeting of the Turkey-Russia High-Level Cooperation Council set for later this year.