By Kamila Aliyeva
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim in Istanbul at the summit of the BSEC member countries on May 22, RIA Novosti reported.
"One confirmed meeting with the Prime Minister of Turkey is planned," the Cabinet of Ministers said.
In addition, the Russian delegation will include Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Energy Minister Alexander Novak.
The summit will also be attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Moldovan President Igor Dodon, Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindianu and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
BSEC was established on June 25, 1992, on the basis of the Istanbul Summit Declaration and the Bosphorus Agreement signed by 11 heads of state. The key objective of the organization is to support multilateral political and economic initiatives in the Black Sea region. The organization comprises 13 countries.
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