Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Turkish Ambassador Discuss Middle East Settlement

29 March

Russian Presidential Special Envoy for the Middle East and Africa,  Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Turkish Ambassador to Moscow Tanju Bilgic to discuss the resolution of the situation in the Middle East. The focus of their discussion was on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict zone, Libya, Syria, and cooperation within the Astana format.


According to a report from the Russian foreign ministry, "During the conversation, they discussed topical Middle East issues with a focus on the tasks of settling the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the situation in Libya and Syria, including within the framework of joint work in the Astana format."


Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to further coordination of efforts to achieve a just and lasting peace in the Middle East. The meeting was initiated by the Turkish side.



GSV "Russia - Islamic World"

Photo: Moscow-Live/Creative Commons 2.0

Based on materials from TASS