Erdogan, Putin discuss situation in Libya

Alwasat - Cairo Tue 28 Jul 2020, 12:44 AM
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The Turkish presidency said on Monday, that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan initiated a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during which they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and assessed regional developments in the Libyan and Syrian files.

The Turkish presidency explained that the two evaluated "steps to be taken in order to strengthen Turkish-Russian relations and discussed regional developments, chief among them the tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and the Libyan and Syrian files."

They added that Erdogan and Putin "agreed to continue cooperation and dialogue on bilateral relations and regional issues."

Russia and Turkey agreed to "consider establishing a joint working group on Libya," to continue efforts to reach a long-term and sustainable cease-fire in Libya and to hold the next round of consultations between the two countries in Moscow in the near future.

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