Russia and Turkey

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Erdogan to visit Russia on March 5

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on March 5, the Turkish presidency said in a statement. "The president is due to pay a one-day visit to Russia on March 5," the statement reads. …

Russia's Sputnik Says Turkey Editor-in-Chief Released

Istanbul police on Sunday released the editor-in-chief of the Turkish edition of Sputnik, the Russian news website said, as tensions escalated between Ankara and Moscow, The Moscow Times reported. Sputnik Turkey's editor-in-chief …

Expert named key to solving the Idlib problem

In order to resolve the Idlib conflict new proposals should be made at the negotiating table, Turkish expert Hassan Selim Ozertem said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. "Since the beginning of February, Turkey has been …

Putin, Erdogan may hold talks in Moscow on March 5 or 6

The presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, could hold a meeting in Moscow on March 5 or 6, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, TASS reported. "The issue of a possible summit meeting was indeed …

Russia explains death of Turkish troops in Idlib

The Russian Defense Ministry said that the Turkish military who came under fire from Syrian troops were among the advancing militants. "Turkish military who were in the terrorist units’ battle formations came under …

Moscow and Ankara need to reach compromise on Syria

The presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seem to still meet in early March and discuss the situation in Syria. In Idlib province, the parties were on the verge of a direct collision several times. …

Russia ready to work with Turkey on Idlib

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia is ready to work with Turkey on the Idlib issue. “We are ready to work at any level, including at the highest level. This was stated yesterday by Dmitry …

Sergey Lavrov meets with Mevlut Cavusoglu

The heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Russia and Turkey, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, are holding a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, TASS reports. The …