OREANDA-NEWSTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan plans to conduct telephone conversations with leaders of several states. This was announced on Friday by the head of the public relations department of the Turkish Presidential Administration Fahrettin Altun.

"During the negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, both leaders agreed to hold a bilateral meeting as soon as possible. Our president plans to hold talks with US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson," - quotes the words of Altoon Turkish television channel. Earlier it was reported that the presidents of Russia and Turkey - Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan - don't exclude the meeting in the near future.

The Kremlin’s press service, the leaders of the two countries initiated a telephone conversation on Friday at the initiative of the Turkish side. "Both sides emphasized the need for additional measures to normalize the situation in northwestern Syria", the press service said. The Kremlin emphasizes that "it has been agreed to intensify relevant inter-agency consultations and work out the possibility of holding a summit in the near future".