Putin and Erdogan discuss Karabakh, Libya and Syria
Issues of the establishment of a Russian-Turkish ceasefire control center in Nagorno-Karabakh were among the topics discussed by Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, over the phone, the Kremlin press service said on Tuesday.
"The leaders exchanged views concerning the work on the establishment of a center for control the ceasefire and hostilities in the conflict zone," it said, adding that the conversation was initiated by the Turkish side.
"In the course of the conversation, President Erdogan expressed hope that a joint center, to be set up by Turkey together with Russia in order to observe and monitor [the implementation of ceasefire], will start operations within the shortest possible timeframe as part of the effort to solve the Nagorno Karabakh issue and ensure stability in the region on the permanent basis," the Turkish presidential administration said.
The leaders also discussed the situation in Syria and Libya, TASS reported.