Unofficial translation from Russian
Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Razov Meets with Turkish Ambassador to Moscow Kurtulus Taskent
On November 29 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Razov received Turkish Ambassador to Moscow Kurtulus Taskent. A number of topical issues in bilateral relations were discussed.
Special attention was devoted to the problems of Russian-Turkish cooperation in the struggle against international terrorism, including in the context of the continuing activity in Turkey of a number of organizations, groups and figures representing the interests of the so-called Republic of Ichkeria, and mutual interest in carrying on cooperation between Russia and Turkey on these issues through the existing consultation mechanisms was reaffirmed.
The course of the preparations for the upcoming second meeting of the High-Level Joint Working Group, set up in accordance with the Plan of Action to Develop Cooperation Between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey in Eurasia, was also examined.
November 29, 2002