Putin and Erdogan discussed Syria and Libya

Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan held telephone talks. This was reported by Erdogan’s office on Monday, July 27.

The heads of state discussed the situation in Libya and Syria, reports Anadolu. They also exchanged views on the escalation of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.

Steps to strengthen relations between Turkey and Russia were another topic of discussion.

The Kremlin press service said both sides expressed interest in resolving the conflict in Transcaucasia by peaceful means. The Russian and Turkish leaders agreed that there is no alternative to a diplomatic settlement.

“It is expressed readiness to coordinate efforts for stabilization in the region,” the report says.

The previous conversation of the two leaders was held on July 15. They discussed the resumption of air communication between the countries, proposed by the Turkish side.