Visit to Turkey
In Istanbul, the President attended a meeting of the leaders of Russia, Turkey, Germany and France. Following the talks, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron adopted a joint statement and gave a news conference.
Vladimir Putin also had bilateral meetings with the Federal Chancellor of Germany and the President of Turkey. Before the four-party summit, he also had a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron.