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MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. The Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will hold talks in St. Petersburg on August 9, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.
"Indeed, the timeframe of the Turkish president’s visit has been agreed - the visit will take place on August 9, the meeting (between Putin and Erdogan) will be held in St. Petersburg, as we expect," the Kremlin official said. According to him, St. Petersburg was proposed as an option for the talks and "the Turkish side agreed."
Peskov said that the talks’ agenda is currently being worked out. "There is the exchange of various proposals, but, certainly we have something to talk about," the Kremlin representative said, adding that it will be the first meeting between Putin and Erdogan since the "collapse" of the bilateral relations last November and the start of their improvement in June.
"It can be said with confidence that there will be no shortage of topics for discussion," the Russian presidential press secretary said.