Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

The Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov met with the Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Republic of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu on the sidelines of the 64-th Session of the UN General Assembly on September 26, 2009 in New York.

The Ministers discussed issues of the development of political dialogue between Russia and Turkey, and implementation of agreements on further promotion of the bilateral trade-economic cooperation.

They also exchanged views on a number of urgent international and regional problems, including upcoming positive developments in the normalization of the Armenian-Turkish relations, Iranian nuclear program and other issues.

The Ministers separately touched upon the topic of a settlement of the Cyprus problem.

September 27, 2009