During the telephone conversation, Vladimir Putin congratulated President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his birthday, noting his great personal contribution to the development of Russia-Turkiye relations.
The leaders touched upon certain current issues on the bilateral agenda.
Vladimir Putin also sent a congratulatory message to Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The message reads, in part:
“You enjoy well-deserved respect among your fellow countrymen as well as abroad. In these difficult times, in such a critical situation, when Turkiye is overcoming the tragic consequences of such devastating earthquakes, your best qualities as a statesman and a person, your courage and ability to make balanced and necessary decisions are in full display.
Russia appreciates your personal contribution to strengthening friendly relations and constructive co-operation between our countries. I am confident that moving forward, we will continue to pursue mutually beneficial joint projects and to co-ordinate our efforts to address important issues on the regional and global agenda.”