Meeting of Russian, Turkish presidents kicks off in St. Petersburg

A closed-door meeting of presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan started in St. Petersburg, TRT Haber news channel reported Aug. 9.

Turkish president arrived in Russia today.

This is Erdogan’s first visit to Russia after the crisis in the two countries’ relations and also after the attempted military coup in Turkey.

Turkish delegation includes Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak, Minister of Culture and Tourism Nabi Avci, Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications Ahmet Arslan and Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek.

Source: Trend News Agency