Members of the High-Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council will hold their seventh meeting and will review the current status of bilateral trade and economic cooperation and its development prospects, as well as the implementation of joint strategic projects, including those in the field of energy. There are plans to touch upon topical regional and international matters, including joint counter-terrorism operations and the situation in Syria.
While taking part in a videoconference, both leaders will launch the construction of the first reactor of the Akkuyu nuclear power station.
During the second trilateral meeting of the heads of states, guarantors of the Astana process for facilitating the Syrian peace settlement, Vladimir Putin, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will discuss the implementation of the agreements, reached after the first, November 22, 2017, trilateral summit held in Sochi. There are plans to exchange opinions on possible additional measures to consolidate the ceasefire regime in Syria, to ensure the operation of the de-escalation zones, to resolve humanitarian matters and to advance a political settlement.
Vladimir Putin will also have a conversation with Hassan Rouhani; they will review subjects relating to Russian-Iranian relations as well as regional and international affairs.