the Decision on the meeting of the presidents of Russia and Turkey will be made after talks of the foreign Ministers of the two countries. They will be held in Moscow on Monday, February 17.
As told following the meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Munich security conference foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, the presidents agreed to meet, if necessary. On the phone, the two leaders agreed that the first meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs.
According to Cavusoglu that he and Lavrov “discussed these issues in a positive way”, reports “Interfax”. He also noted that the differences between Russia and Turkey in Idlib will not affect the supply to Turkey of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 and the relations of Moscow and Ankara in General.
According to Cavusoglu, it’s two different issues, and in Ankara “can’t change their fundamental viewpoints and policies because of a single disagreement” with this or that country. “We should not give the Syrian issue to affect our cooperation and our relations”, — quotes the Turkish Minister TASS.
on the Eve of Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the tense situation around Idlib at the operational meeting with permanent members of the security Council of the Russian Federation. Monday, February 10, in the province of Idlib as a result of shelling by the Syrian army killed five Turkish soldiers. In response, Turkish Armed forces shelled 115 goals of the army of Syria, neutralizing the Syrian military 101.