Baku, Azerbaijan, May 3
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the results of negotiations with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin “will be seen” in a few days, RIA Novosti reports.
“Today, we held consultations on economic, trade, and other issues. On March 10, we held the sixth meeting of the High-Level Cooperation Council in Moscow. During our meeting today, we again reviewed our decisions and economic steps,” said Erdogan at a press conference following the meeting with Putin in Sochi.
He noted that the two sides demonstrate strong will for strengthening of relations between Russia and Turkey.
“Our economic teams often meet in Moscow and Ankara. They are making great efforts to remove obstacles hindering the development of trade and economic relations. I believe that in the coming days we will see the results of this work,” said Erdogan, adding that projects of the ‘Turkish Stream’ and Akkuyu nuclear power plant are being implemented in line with schedule.
He also said that Turkey and Russia are jointly fighting against terrorism.
At the end of the meeting with Putin, Erdogan invited his Russian counterpart to the Summit of Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), to be held in Istanbul in May.