Putin: Russia seeks to restore full-fledged ties with Turkey
Russia is sincerely seeking to restore full-fledged relations with Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Aug. 16, RIA Novosti reported.
“We are sincerely seeking to restore full-fledged relations with friendly Turkey, a country with which unique cooperation and interaction relations have developed over the past years,” Putin said at a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Sochi, Russia.
“The last visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Russia confirmed our mutual intention for a full-fledged work regarding not only restoration, but also development of our bilateral relations,” said the Russian president.
He also thanked Nazarbayev for his mediation in repairing the relations between Moscow and Ankara.