Turkish, Russian leaders to watch opera together
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to have their third meeting on April 8 since the beginning of 2019 in Moscow.
Erdoğan will attend the High-Level Cooperation Council between the two countries and the opening ceremony of the Turkey-Russia cross-cultural year, as well as the gala of the opera Troy in Bolshoi Theatre.
During Erdoğan's first working visit to the Russian capital on Jan. 23, the two leaders have exchanged views on regional and international issues, particularly Syria, as well as bilateral relations between Turkey and Russia.
During his second visit to Russia on Feb. 14, Erdoğan, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi for the fourth time to discuss the situation in Syria.
Erdoğan and Putin had held seven one-on-one meetings in 2018 and 18 phone calls to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments, particularly Syria.