Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

The President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Abdullah Gül

The topics of discussion included Russian-Turkish cooperation in international affairs and current trends in trade and economic cooperation.

Both sides welcomed the stability of the Russian-Turkish strategic partnership and the continued trust-based, constructive dialogue at all levels. All these factors significantly contribute to resolving regional problems and have a positive influence on the overall international climate.

The parties also expressed satisfaction with the dynamic development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation, even in the difficult circumstances of the global crisis. When discussing specific issues, the Presidents gave particular attention to promoting cooperation in energy and fuels.

The conversation was initiated by the Turkish side.