Putin and Erdogan discuss situation in Syria

Two leaders agreed to hold a bilateral meeting during a G20 summit in Antalya

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talked on the phone to exchange opinions on the situation in Syria in light of the outcomes of a ministerial meeting of the Syria support group in Vienna on October 30, the Kremlin press service reported on Nov. 4.

Putin and Erdogan "discussed some aspects of Russian-Turkish cooperation, including preparations for the next meeting of the bilateral top-level cooperation council to take place in Russia in December. They reaffirmed preparedness for continuing a political dialogue and further developing mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation," it said.

The two leaders "agreed to hold a bilateral meeting during a G20 summit in Antalya", the Kremlin press service said.

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