The Turkish leader reiterates: “Ready to mediate for peace”
The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to meet in person “in 3-4 days” in Kazakhstan. Speaking with reporters about a possible meeting with the head of the Kremlin, Erdogan – reports the website of the Turkish presidency – said that “it would be positive if we could have a detailed meeting on our bilateral relations in 3-4 days”.
“If Putin can also participate in the Asian talks, we will be able to hold bilateral talks, as well as negotiations on the Russia-Ukraine issue,” said Erdogan, referring to the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia scheduled in Kazakhstan on 12 and 13 October.
Erdogan then reiterated to Putin that Turkey is “ready” to do “its part” for a “peaceful solution” more than seven months have passed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. the Turkish news agency Anadolu reported it, after news that had anticipated a new telephone conversation between the Turkish leader and the Russian president on the day of the latter’s 70th birthday. Colloquium, writes Anadolu, dedicated to bilateral relations and developments in Ukraine.