Russia and Turkey

Putin, Erdogan talk Syria, Astana peace process

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the Syrian peace process in a phone call, the Kremlin said Saturday, Trend reports with a reference to  Sputnik. …

Rosatom obtains first license on Akkuyu construction

Rosatom has obtained the first license on construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant in Turkey, Russia’s nuclear corporation said. "The limited construction permit allows to launch construction and assembly operations at all …

Day of return of Turkish tomatoes to Russia revealed

Russia and Turkey have agreed to allow exports of 50,000 Turkish tomatoes to Russia from December 1, Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak, who co-chairs a Russian-Turkish government commission on economic cooperation, …

Ankara satisfied with Turkish stream - ambassador

The Turkish authorities are satisfied with the implementation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, the Ambassador of Turkey in Russia Huseyin Dirioz said. "The real work has been already started, and during …

Turkish troops enter Syria - media

Turkish armored vehicles have rolled into northwestern Syria to implement a de-escalation agreement in a province dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deployment of …

Erdogan: Turkey considers S-500 systems

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said talks have been held with Russia on the S-500 system. He also noted that there was no problem with Turkey’s planned purchase of S-400 surface-to-air …