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    Kremlin Confirms Putin, Erdogan Discussed Possibility of Meeting in August

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the possibility of the bilateral meeting that could take place as early as August, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the two leaders held a phone conversation initiated by Moscow.

    "The meeting was discussed. Including the possibility to hold it in August," Peskov told RIA Novosti.

    Following the phone call between Putin and Erdogan, the Turkish NTV broadcaster reported citing a source in the Turkish presidential administration that Ankara hoped that the meeting would be held in early August.


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