Turkish, Russian top diplomats to meet in Moscow

Turkish, Russian top diplomats to meet in Moscow

MOSCOW – Anadolu Agency

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Aug. 24 in Moscow.

Turkey's top diplomat will head to Moscow for a working visit, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Aug. 23 in a news conference.

"[...] Special attention will be paid to the problems of the Syrian settlement Issues with regards to the coordination of joint steps in the fight against terrorism in Syria," she said.

"The intensification of the search for a political solution to the Syrian conflict will be discussed."

Lavrov and Çavuşoğlu will also discuss the launch of projects in the fields of energy and trade, Zakharova said.

Earlier, Sergey Lavrov said Moscow would continue negotiations and would hope to reach an agreement with Turkey on settlements in the Syrian province of Idlib.

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