Before leaving for Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a press conference during which he talked about the issues to be discussed during the meeting with Vladimir Putin.
According to Anadolu Turkish news agency, Erdogan stressed that Turkey aimed to increase trade turnover with Russia to $ 100 billion. The Turkish President said that Turkey did everything possible for that.
Erdogan expressed hope that all trade restrictions would be lifted between the two countries. In addition, official Ankara expected that Russia would facilitate the issuance of visas to Turkish citizens.
The Turkish President said that besides the Russian-Turkish relations, Putin would also discuss a number of regional issues, including the Syrian issue and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
“I intend to discus the Nagorno Kaabakh conflict with Putin,” said Erdogan.