By Kamila Aliyeva
Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have discussed the possibility of meeting in the near future, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
"The possibility of contacts in the near future was discussed during a recent telephone conversation," Peskov said, answering the question about the possibility of Erdogan's visit to the Russian Federation, RIA Novosti reported on April 21.
The meeting will take place on May 3, according to press service of Turkish president.
The press secretary of the Russian president, asked whether the meeting in Sochi would take place and whether the leaders will focus on the subject of the Syrian crisis settlement, answered in the affirmative.
Russia and Turkey along with Iran act as guarantors of a peace deal to end Syrian conflict that has killed more than 400,000 people and sent millions fleeing to neighboring countries and to Europe.
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