Russia and Turkey have many other cooperation areas to strengthen, Putin stressed, while stating his country is subject to bunch of economic sanctions by the United States and most of the EU member countries.
Energy cooperation, grain export across the Black Sea, tourism and regional issues are sectors in question, Putin said.
Tayyip Erdogan, on the other hand, aspires bilateral ties to enter a new stage: “I´m confident that our negotiations will open a new page in our bilateral relations”.
Putin stated he expects to sign “a corresponding memorandum on the trade-economic ties based on treaties reached by our delegation during its working visit to Turkey.”
Regarding a broader spectrum, the Turkish president confirmed the Mini-Summit´s agenda includes Syria as well, as his country “really cares about the carck down on terrorism in the region”.