Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin's telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

On December 14, Vladimir Putin had aátelephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

TheáPresident ofáRussia again offered theáTurkish leadership andánation his deepest condolences ináconnection with theámajor terrorist attack onáDecemberá10 ináIstanbul, which claimed many lives. He confirmed that Russia is ready foráfurther active cooperation toáneutralise theáterrorist threat inátheáMiddle East.

Theáheads ofástate continued their ongoing exchange ofáviews onáSyria. Ináparticular, they discussed theádevelopments ináAleppo, andáemphasised theáneed toábuild up joint efforts toáimprove theáhumanitarian situation andáfoster theástart ofáaáreal political process ináSyria.

They also discussed some current issues related toáRussian-Turkish cooperation ináenergy andáother spheres.