Cooperation in the fields of energy, agriculture and construction was agreed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan according to the joint statement released after 4 hours of 4-to-4 meetings and meetings between the delegations. The joint statement also said that the fight against terrorism was emphasized.
According to the joint statement, the two leaders reaffirmed their common will to advance Turkey-Russia relations, despite current regional and global challenges, on the basis of mutual respect and recognition of mutual interests and in accordance with international obligations.
Under this understanding, they agreed to take steps to increase the volume of trade between the two countries and meet the expectations of the two countries for each other in the fields of economy and energy in the context of reciprocity. According to the statement, the two leaders confirmed that the constructive relations between the two countries played a role in reaching the Istanbul Agreement on the safe transportation of grain and food products from Ukrainian ports. They underlined the need for full compliance.
During the meeting, which focused on the latest developments in Syria, the leaders underlined the importance they attach to advancing the political process in order to achieve a lasting solution in the country. Noting the importance they attach to protecting the political unity and territorial integrity of Syria, the leaders reaffirmed their determination to act in solidarity and coordination in the fight against all terrorist organizations in Syria.
The two leaders emphasized their strong commitment to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya. They stressed the importance of holding free, fair and credible elections based on the broadest possible consensus among Libyans.
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