Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov Speaks to Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Davutoglu by Telephone

At the Turkish sides request, a telephone conversation took place on January 15 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Ahmed Davutoglu.

Issues relating to the establishment of a new mechanism for Russian-Turkish interstate consultations at the highest level were discussed.

The ministers also exchanged views on a number of pressing international and regional problems, including the developments in the situation around the Iranian nuclear program, the Cyprus settlement and conditions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

January 15, 2010