The next meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be held in the framework of the G20 summit (Big Twenty) Sept 3 in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, said Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov. Ushakov also announced the main themes of the future talks:
- It is planned to discuss the possible implementation of the joint strategic projects in the energy sector - the construction of NPP "Akkuyu" and a gas pipeline under the Black Sea "Turkish Stream".
Aug 24 Turkish media reported that the Presidents will meet Aug 31 at a friendly Turkey - Russia football match. But Moscow officially refuted this information.
August 9 in St. Petersburg, the Presidents of Turkey and Russia met for the first time since the crisis in bilateral relations.