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Turkey’s Erdogan announces plans to meet with Putin ‘soon’ — report

The Kremlin has not announced plans for the meeting yet
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Mustafa Kamaci/Presidential Press Service Pool via AP
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
© Mustafa Kamaci/Presidential Press Service Pool via AP

ANKARA, June 17. /TASS/. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans contacts with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Erdogan told journalists Thursday after returning from Azerbaijan.

Commenting on the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh, Erdogan noted that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev plans to negotiate with Putin shortly.

"Soon, I will meet with Putin, too," the Turkish leader said, according to NTV. 

The Kremlin has not announced plans for the meeting yet.