According to a statement made by Turkey’s Communication Presidency, bilateral relations and developments in Syria and Libya were discussed.
The statement from Turkey’s Communications Directorate stated that Erdogan had expressed his concerns about Idlib.
Turkey made the following statement regarding the meeting:
“Our president, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held a phone call with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation. The talks focused on developments in Syria and Libya and bilateral relations.
He said that the regime’s ceasefire violations and attacks in Idlib had led to a major humanitarian crisis. These attacks had damaged the solution efforts in Syria and it had become a very serious threat to our country’s national security.”
A statement from the Kremlin also said:
“In the context of stabilizing the situation in the area of Idlib non-conflict, problems of Russian-Turkish cooperation were discussed. It was agreed to intensify joint efforts to eliminate the terrorist threat from this region and to ensure the implementation of the Sochi memorandum of September 17, 2018. In September, considering the upcoming fifth summit of the guarantor countries of the Astana process, other aspects of the Syrian peace process, including Russia, Turkey and Iran’s efforts to establish and launch the Constitutional Committee along with the United Nations (UN), were also taken into consideration.”