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Erdogan had a conversation with Putin

Jan 5, 2023

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he discussed the war in Ukraine.

This was reported by the press service of the Turkish leader, writes European Pravda.

According to the report, during the phone conversation, they discussed Turkish-Russian relations, in particular energy, as well as regional issues, in particular the Russian-Ukrainian war and Syria.


In the conversation, Erdogan noted that talks on the Russia-Ukraine war had brought positive results, such as the initiative to create a grain corridor, a prisoner exchange, and the creation of a safe zone around the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant.

Erdogan also said that calls for peace and negotiations should be backed by a unilateral cease-fire declaration and a vision of a just solution.

On energy issues, Erdoğan said that Russia and Turkey have strengthened and continue to strengthen the infrastructure for establishing a natural gas hub in Turkey and said that they aim to complete the road map and take concrete steps to implement the project as soon as possible.

Author - Olena Madiak, 05/01/2023

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