Putin and Erdogan have discussed the development of events in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, the Kremlin’s press service reported.
“The development of events in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone was discussed. The Russian party expressed its deep concern over the ongoing hostilities, as well as the more and more large-scale involvement of terrorists from the Middle East in the clashes,” the press release reads.
The press service adds that Putin informed his Turkish counterpart about the contacts with the leaderships of Azerbaijan and Armenia and the steps that are being taken to reach a speedy ceasefire and defuse the crisis.
“An agreement was reached to also implement coordination between the foreign and defense ministries of Russia and Turkey, as well as between the special services of the two countries,” the press release states.