The Kremlin press service stated that the leaders also addressed issues related to key sectors such as energy or the strengthening of commercial and economic ties between Moscow and Ankara.
“In accordance with the commitments made at the bilateral meeting of presidents in Tehran on July 19th, it is planned to thoroughly discuss the issue of Russian-Turkish multifaceted cooperation,” the Russian presidential statement said.
For its part, the Turkish agency Anadolu said Erdogan would put on the table as one of his priority a plan for a new anti-terrorist operation to be conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria.
The heads of State also reviewed the implementation of the agreement for the safe transportation of grains from the ports of Ukraine, signed on July 22nd in Istanbul, Turkey, and began to be implemented early this month.
According to the initiative, more than 20 million tons of Ukrainian grain are blocked in the ports of the region and may be exported at a rate of five million tons per month. It will also facilitate unhindered access for Russian food and fertilizer to international markets.