Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: Foreign ministers deputies meeting of Russia-Syria-Türkiye-Iran will likely to take place next April
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov revealed that the quadripartite consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers of the Russia, Syria, Türkiye and Iran may take place in Moscow in early April.
Bogdanov said in statements to the Russian Sputnik news agency, in response to a question about the possibility of holding quadripartite consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers in the form of Russia, Türkiye, Syria and Iran: “We’re preparing… soon, I think that at the beginning of April, in Moscow, these consultations will be in order to prepare for the ministerial meeting”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed in a phone call on Saturday, the situation in Syria, and the importance of continuing the normalization of relations between Ankara and Damascus was emphasized.
A statement issued by the Kremlin said: “The Syrian issue was discussed, and the importance of continuing the process of normalizing Turkish-Syrian relations was stressed.
The Turkish president stressed in his phone call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin the constructive mediating role of Russia in this regard.
The two presidents also expressed their satisfaction with the positive dynamic of economic relations between the two countries, including gas supply and the construction of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said earlier that the Russian side had suggested postponing the meeting of the delegations of Türkiye, Russia, Iran and Syria in Moscow, and Ankara agreed to the proposal.