President Erdoğan, President Putin of Russia talk over phone

President Erdoğan, President Putin of Russia talk over phone

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with President Vladimir Putin of Russia

The call addressed steps to further enhance the Türkiye-Russia relations.

President Erdoğan thanked his Russian counterpart for sending five more Ilyushin II-76 firefighting planes with a capacity of 40 tons of water and three more Mil Mi-8 firefighting helicopters to support Türkiye in its fight against the forest fires.

President Putin, for his part, wished a speedy recovery to President Erdoğan for the forest fires.