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MOSCOW, July 17. /TASS/. Russia's President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Kremlin's press service said the conversation was initiated by the Russian side.
"Vladimir Putin in relation to the attempt of a force overthrowing of democratically elected Turkish authorities at night to July 16 stressed Russia's principal line for categorical inacceptance of anti-constitutional actions and use of force in life of a country," the Kremlin said. "Recep Tayyip Erdogan was offered condolences following the many victims among the civilians and law enforcers opposing the plotters, as well as wishes of soonest recovery of stable constitutional order and stability in Turkey."
Presidents discussed safety of Russian tourists in Turkey after the military coup attempt in that country.
"The Russian president said after lifting of the limiting measures the number of Russian tourists in Turkey has jumped up, and expressed hope the Turkish side under the current complicated conditions would be able to provide maximum their safety," the Kremlin's statement reads. "Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed all necessary steps in that sphere would be undertaken.".
Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan also confirmed earlier agreement to meet in person soon, the Kremlin's press service said
Latest reports say about 265 killed and about 1,440 injured in the military coup attempt in Turkey’s Istanbul and Ankara. A group of insurgents staged a military attempt coup in Turkey on the night from Friday to Saturday. Bombs were dropped on the parliament building and the presidential palace in Ankara.