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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Erdogan is flying to St. Petersburg on August 9 after a quarrel with the European Union

Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Nurettin Canikli reported that President Recep Ardhan will arrive in Russia on August 9 and is scheduled to take in St. Petersburg.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

His statement that reports “Interfax”, Canikli made after a meeting with Vice-Premier of the Russian government Arkady Dvorkovich, who, in turn, announced the creation of “a meaningful framework for the meeting between the two leaders.”

Recall that information about planned in early August the visit of Erdogan to Russia have received from the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, however, were not known the exact time and place of the meeting of the leaders of the two countries.

Read about the mass arrests in Turkey.

Statement of intent Erdogan to visit Russia was made in the context of his words about the “insincerity” of European leaders have not singled out Turkey promised $ 3 billion to accommodation arriving from Greece of refugees. Erdogan says that Turkey received only tranches with a volume of $ 1-2 million, although it really needed to be 12 billion.

Also escalated between Turkey and the EU and the question of visa-free regime. After the outbreak of repression in the country due to the failed coup attempt in the EU doubt that the abolition of visas will happen before the end of the year. Not contributed to this and the intention of Erdogan to impose the death penalty.

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