MOSCOW, July 1 /TASS/ The Russian cabinet will hold talks with Turkey on restoration of relations on all levels, in particular on level of prime ministers. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Rossiya 1 TV channel.
"Russia will hold talks with Turkish partners at every level our counterparts want us to - they are welcome. And our ministers will be engaged in it, deputy prime ministers, and myself, of course, are ready to do it," the official said in an interview with Rossiya 1 TV Channel.
On Wednesday, June 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Putin's call was a response to the message of Erdogan, in which he had apologized for the downed bomber and expressed an interest in resolving the situation. The message was received in the Kremlin seven months after the tragedy with the Su-24 bomber. After the conversation, Putin instructed the government to enter into negotiations with Turkey to restore cooperation in trade and other areas.