Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Turkey Sergey Lavrov Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday held phone talks and discussed the two countries’ cooperation in various sectors in order to reduce the number of people infected with the coronavirus, as reported in the press release that the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued after the phone talks.

The ministers also exchanged views on the current events unfolding in the Middle East. In regard to the situation in Syria, they analyzed the course of implementation of the Russian-Turkish agreements over the zone of de-escalation in Idlib.

They also discussed the settlement of the conflict in Libya and said they supported rapid efforts to get out of the deadlock with regard to the Israeli-Palestine conflict.