22nd Oct 2016


Erdogan to travel to Russia next month

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin - the first face-to-face talks between the two leaders following Turkey's apology for the downing of a Russian fighter jet last year. Deputy prime minister Mehmet Simsek said Tuesday that Erdogan and Putin would meet in St. Petersburg on 9 August, AP reported.

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