YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK (Sputnik) – Peskov added, that re-establishing good relations takes time, although the presidents have come a long way in their efforts.
"[Russian] President Putin and [Turkish] President Erdogan have a trust-based relationship. So trusting, that they discuss the most sensitive topics, related to the situation in the region and in the bilateral relations," Peskov told "Vesti v Subbotu" news program, stressing that it demonstrates high level of mutual trust.
In November 2015,the Turkish Air Force downed the Russian Su-24 bomber, which was on an anti-terror mission over Syria. Following the incident, the relations between Russia and Turkey deteriorated, with Moscow demanding an apology from Ankara for the downing the plane and compensation of losses related to the incident.