Erdogan meets US president at G20 summit in Germany

Baku, July 8, AZERTAC 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, according to Anadolu Agency.

The two leaders held a nearly half hour meeting before the closing session of the G20 summit, Turkish officials have said without giving more details.

Erdogan also had a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday morning; the two leaders discussed the conflict in Syria and other regional issues.

The two-day summit of world’s 20 major economies (G20) will end later on Saturday. President Erdogan is expected to hold a news conference at the end of the summit.

The summit hosted by Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel had focused on global economy, climate change and the fight against terrorism.

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