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    The meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will take place in the first 10 days of August in Russia, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

    MOSCOW(Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in a Russian city in the first 10 days of August, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.

    "Indeed, a meeting of Putin and Erdogan is currently being prepared and elaborated via diplomatic channels. We agreed that this meeting would take place in the first 10 days of August, it will take place in Russia, the city and the exact date are still being clarified," Peskov told reporters.

    The official denied the reports that this meeting would take place in Baku, Azerbaijan.

    "A trilateral meeting of Russian, Azerbaijani and Iranian presidents will take place in Baku," Peskov clarified.

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