Strengthening of Russian-Turkish bilateral relations to be of great use, Erdogan says

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin

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# 29 September 2021 16:44 (UTC +04:00)

A peace settlement process in the Middle East depends on the future bilateral relations between Turkey and Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"The strengthening of the Russian-Turkish bilateral relations will be of great use," Erdogan said during bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia’s southern resort city of Sochi on Wednesday.

"Our joint steps in Syria are of great significance," the Turkish leader continued. "The peaceful settlement in this region depends on bilateral relations between Russia and Turkey."