Turkish PM to visit Russia in December
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 15
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit Russia in early December, the Turkish Yeni Safak newspaper reported Nov. 15.
During negotiations with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Yildirim will discuss further steps on normalization of relations between the two countries, according to the report.
It is expected that the agenda of negotiations will include the issues of using national currencies in the trade between Russia and Turkey, creation of free trade zones, development of tourism, as well as the fight against the “Islamic State” (aka IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
The Turkish prime minister is also expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
This is Binali Yildirim’s first visit to Russia after his appointment as prime minister in May 2016.
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