Source: Republic of Turkey
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited Russian Federation on 29 December 2020 for the 8th Meeting of the Joint Strategic Planning Group between Turkey and the Russian Federation.
The two sides had a comprehensive exchange of views on bilateral relations as well as on current regional and international developments.
Following the meeting in Sochi, Minister Çavuşoğlu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held a joint press conference.
Minister Çavuşoğlu stated that it was the Centenary of our diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation, that preparations for the Turkey- Russian Federation High Level Cooperation Council meeting were discussed, that we welcomed more than 2 million Russian tourists in Turkey despite the pandemic, and that the steps we had taken with the Russian Federation on regional issues had produced concrete results.
Following the meeting, the 2021-2022 Consultation Plan between the two Ministreis of Foreign Affairs were signed.