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    Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, second left, talk during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Right: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

    Putin, Erdogan Discuss Turkish Stream, Akkuyu NPP Construction, Syrian Crisis

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    Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed on Saturday the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed on Saturday the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) as well as settlement of the Syrian war, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

    "As you know, the communication is rather intense. [The president] thoroughly coordinated their positions on implementation of the Turkish Stream and construction of the Akkuyu NPP. [They] also held a confidential conversation about the situation in Syria," Peskov told reporters following the talks between the two leaders.

    The meeting was held on the sidelines of the G20 summit that kicked off on Friday in the German city of Hamburg.

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