BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.31
On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his American counterpart Joe Biden, Trend reports citing Turkish media.
The talks began at 13:15 (GMT + 4), were closed to the press and lasted about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
The meeting was also attended by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoglu.
As a result of the talks, it became known that the leaders of the two countries reached an agreement on the creation of a joint mechanism to strengthen and develop bilateral relations.
During the meeting, the presidents discussed the steps to be taken in accordance with the overall perspective to increase the volume of bilateral trade.
Erdogan and Biden focused on the alliance with NATO and strategic partnership, and also expressed satisfaction with the mutual steps being taken on the issue of climate change.
In turn, the White House said that the leaders of the two countries discussed diplomatic efforts in the South Caucasus, Syria, Libya and the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean.
13:35 (GMT+4) On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome, the meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his American counterpart Joe Biden started, Trend reports citing Turkish media.
The meeting began at 13:15 (GMT + 4) and is closed to the press. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoglu also takes part in the meeting.
The last time the leaders of Turkey and the United States met face-to-face on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels in June.
Erdogan said earlier that the key topic of the upcoming talks with the head of the White House, Joe Biden, will be the issue of Turkey's participation in the program for the development of fifth-generation F-35 aircraft.