Russian PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Istanbul
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today during his official visit to Istanbul, the press service of the Russian government said.
"Talks between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be held on Monday. The Russian premier and the Turkish leader will be discussing bilateral key issues," TASS cited the press service as saying.
Medvedev arrived in Turkey’s Istanbul on Sunday to attend a meeting of the heads of state and government of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) due to be held on May 22.
The Russian prime minister is expected to deliver a speech at the summit and also to have meetings with his Turkey’s counterpart, Binaly Yildirim and Moldova’s President Igor Dodon.