Charles recalled that the conditions for the resumption of relations between the countries have been voiced by the Russian leadership. “Vladimir Vladimirovich in his time, clearly articulated our position, which will allow us to resume our relationship: apology, punishment and compensation,” said the diplomat, said “Interfax”.
“First happened, now we await the second and third”, he concluded.
On Monday, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Erdogan sent a letter to Putin in which he expressed condolences in connection with death of the pilot of the Russian su-24 bomber, shot down by Turkish fighter jets. Then the Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim stated that Turkey is ready to pay compensation for the aircraft. However, he later stated that we are talking only about the apology, but not compensation.
The day before, June 29, between the leaders of Russia and Turkey had a telephone conversation. Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov did not say whether you discussed the subject of compensation. At the end of the conversation, Putin ordered the government to begin restoring relations with Turkey, including allowing the operators to send tourists there.
Also, after the talks were announced joint meeting between Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. According to the latter, the meeting will be held at the G20 summit, which will be held in early September in China.