Telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2018-06-25 15:30:00 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Vladimir Putin congratulated the Turkish President on winning the June 24 presidential election and wished him success in further state administration. The presidents confirmed their mutual interest in expanding partnership between the two countries and noted as priorities joint strategic energy projects, including the construction of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and the TurkStream pipeline. President Putin and President Erdogan agreed to maintain close cooperation in the Syrian conflict resolution. Earlier, Vladimir Putin sent a message congratulating Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election as the President of the Turkish Republic and the victory of the Justice and Development Party in the parliamentary election.