Putin, will meet Erdogan in St. Petersburg on 9 August
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Hold the first meeting since the crisis between the two countrieson which erupted a year ago at the ninth of August in St. Petersburg's, as the Kremlin said Tuesday, while the two parties seek to normalize economic relations.
The Kremlin announced Tuesday that the president Erdogan will visit at the 9 August and will hold a meeting with Putin in St. Petersburg in the northwest.
The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the meeting between the two presidents would be "the first after faltering relationships and after the two presidents succeeded to turn the page."
After the failed coup attempt in Turkey, Putin spoke by telephone with Erdogan and wished him a quick return to stability in the country and asked him also to ensure the safety of Russian tourists.
As part of this improvement in relations,Turkish ministerial delegation held meetings Tuesday in Moscow in an attempt to resume cooperation after diplomatic crisis led to damage in agricultural trade, also affected important projects such as the gas pipeline project Turkstrem
For his part, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zabkja as quoted by Russian news agencies said that Ankara would like to make progress on two major projects: the nuclear plant in "Abkoiyo" and gas pipeline "Turkstrem".
Background on the failed cop from Katehon:
The military coup has obvious geopolitical implications. It comes after a sharp reversal in the direction of the relations of Turkey and Russia and changes on the Syrian issue made by the country's leaders . On last eve Binali Yildirim said that Turkey intends to restore relations with official Damascus. In essence, this would mean a radical change of the whole geopolitical situation on the Syrian issue and the collapse of the US strategy in the region. Before that Erdogan removed Ahmet Davutoglu from the country's leadership. US realized that Erdogan decided to change the geopolitical course. United States decided to act and use their networks of influence in military circles, to initiate a coup.