Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria and Ukraine

Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria and Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Kremlin’s press-service said.

Putin and Erdogan have discussed the situation in Syria, particularly in Idlib, during the telephone call. "It has been agreed to beef up joint efforts aimed at the implementation of a memorandum on stabilization of the situation in Idlib, signed in Sochi on September 17, including the fight against terror groups," the statement reads.

The president also emphasized the importance of work of the guarantor countries of the Astana process in promoting inter-Syrian dialogue.

In addition, there was an exchange of opinion on matters of stability and security in the Black Sea Region in the context of the incident in the Kerch Strait area.