Erdoğan, Merkel discussed to improve ties: Turkish presidential source

Erdoğan, Merkel discussed to improve ties: Turkish presidential source

ANKARA

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed bilateral ties and the situation in Syria during a phone call on Aug. 15, a presidential source said.

According to the source, the two leaders agreed upon a meeting between finance ministers of Turkey and Germany, while Merkel stressed that Berlin supports a strong Turkish economy.

Erdoğan and Merkel pledged determination to strengthen bilateral ties and discussed their planned meeting in Berlin at the end of September, the source added.

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