Erdogan called Putin

At the initiative of the Turkish side had a telephone conversation conversation between the leaders of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Discussed, as the press service of the Kremlin, the situation in Syria.

“The leaders held a thorough exchange of views on the situation in Syria. Noted the importance of joint efforts towards fighting terrorism,” — said, in particular, in the message of the Kremlin.

Was also “discussed issues of further development of Russian-Turkish cooperation in political, trade-economic spheres in the light of the agreements reached at the meeting in St. Petersburg on August 9”.

They agreed to continue personal contacts on bilateral and international agenda, said the Kremlin.

The Erdogan administration has confirmed, according to Reuters, the fact of negotiations.