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Russian and Turkish presidents to support of territorial integrity of Iraq and Turkey

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Russian and Turkish presidents to support of territorial integrity of Iraq and Turkey


Russian President Administration  Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed with his colleague from Turkey Recep Erdogan questions of settling conflicts in the Middle East. Negotiations of the two leaders took place in Ankara, TASS advises.

Vladimir Putin has stressed that establishment of de-escalation zones at the territory of Syria is the first step towards settlement of the war conflict in Syria. Besides, they will help to destroy the terrorists. Putin has claimed that Russia and Turkey would not stop working over de-escalation zones including the biggest one in Idlib.

In the course of negotiations, Ankara and Moscow claimed about their intention to support territorial integrity of Iraq and Syria. Talking about independence of Turkish Kurdistan, which took place on September 25, the Turkish leader has stated about necessity to prevent more serious mistake by local authorities.

Russian President has paid attention to the visible improvement of relations between the two countries. The turnover has increased by one third, whereas the number of Russians spending vacations on Turkish resorts reaches two and a half million people. This figure exceeds the rate of last year by eleven times.

According to Putin, Moscow is planning to build and launch the first nuclear power plant unit Akkuyu. He has also advised that questions of construction of Turkish flow gas pipeline were raised.

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