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Putin and Erdogan discuss economic cooperation and crises in Syria and Libya

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ANKARA – The presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed economic cooperation and the situation in Syria and Libya by telephone, Russian news agency Sputnik reports.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov confirmed to Sputnik that the two presidents had a telephone conversation, adding that Putin and Erdogan “exchanged views on the bilateral agenda, including the prospects for a resumption of tourism while the health and epidemiological situation is improving.”

Furthermore, Putin and Erdogan emphasized the need to end the military conflict in Libya as soon as possible and to resume negotiations based on the decisions of the international conference on Libya that took place in Berlin last January.

“They agreed to intensify joint political and diplomatic efforts in this direction,” the Kremlin spokesman said.

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