“Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Russia’s openness to a critical dialogue, supplied that the Kiev authorities fulfill the well-known and repeatedly voiced necessities and have in mind the brand new territorial realities,” the Kremlin mentioned.
Putin additionally “acknowledged the harmful position of the West, pumping weapons into Kyiv, offering info and steerage,” the Kremlin mentioned.
The presidents additionally mentioned quite a lot of power points, together with the creation of a fuel hub in Turkey and the development of the Akkuyu nuclear energy plant, Kremlin mentioned.
Erdogan and the Russian president have spoken repeatedly since Russian forces invaded Ukraine in February. Turkey acted as mediator alongside the United Nations to arrange a deal permitting grain exports from Ukrainian ports.
In line with the Kremlin, Putin as soon as once more instructed Erdogan that each one the obstacles to Russian exports of meals and fertilisers, which Russia sees as a part of grain deal, ought to be lifted.