Shoigu and Turkish FM hold talks in Moscow

the Turkish MFA

Russian Security Council Secretary Sergey Shoigu held talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan in Moscow on June 10, according to a statement issued by Russia’s Security Council news service.

"I propose full-fledged bilateral consultations on security issues to be held in Moscow or Ankara in the third quarter of this year,” Shoigu said.

The statement underlined that during the meeting between Fidan and Shoigu, Turkish-Russian security cooperation in bilateral and multilateral formats was discussed.

"The intention to develop a strategic equal bilateral partnership, including strengthening international and regional security, was confirmed,” the statement added.

During his visit to Russia, Fidan will take part in a BRICS+ meeting of foreign ministers in Nizhny Novgorod. He is expected to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.

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