ANKARA, September 28. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan held bilateral conversation, which lasted for nearly two hours. Russian-Turkish talks in Ankara continues in extended format the format of the dinner. They are also closed to the press.
From the Russian side in the talks attended by the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak, head of the General staff Valery Gerasimov, Deputy Minister of agriculture Yevgeny Gromyko, President’s special envoy on the Syrian settlement, Alexander Lavrentyev, the head of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Alexei erchov.
The Turkish delegation are the chief of the Turkish General staff Hulusi Akar, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, Minister of energy and natural resources Berat Albayrak, the Minister of economy Nihat Zeybekci, Turkey’s Ambassador to Russia Husseini Dirioz, the head of National intelligence organization Hakan Fidan, Deputy Minister of national defence Ismail Demir, chief Advisor to the President of Turkey, Sadik Arslan, Deputy head of the administration of President Ibrahim Kalin.