Putin and Erdogan agree to strengthen coordination on Afghan issues - Kremlin

Putin and Erdogan agree to strengthen coordination on Afghan issues - Kremlin By Qatar Day - August 21, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi, Russia, May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

REUTERS

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Afghanistan during a phone call and agreed to strengthen bilateral coordination on Afghan issues, the Kremlin said in a statement on Saturday.

The presidents emphasised the priority was counter-terrorism and efforts to tackle drug trafficking, the Kremlin said.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by David Clarke

By Qatar Day - August 21, 2021

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