Visit to Turkey
Vladimir Putin made a two-day visit to the Republic of Turkey.
On April 3, the presidents of Russia and Turkey broke ground at the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and took part in the meeting of the High-Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council.
On April 4, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani held a trilateral meeting of the heads of state, guarantors of the Astana process for facilitating the Syrian peace settlement. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran adopted a Joint Statement and gave a joint news conference. Vladimir Putin and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani also held a separate bilateral meeting.