İKTİSAT GROUP – Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Turkish capital on Tuesday to participate in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant’s groundbreaking ceremony remotely via video conference.
Putin and his delegation arrived at Esenboga Airport in Ankara on Tuesday afternoon. They were welcomed by Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz and Russian Ambassador to Turkey Aleksey Yerhov and other Russian diplomats.
Putin left for the presidential complex to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Presidential sources said he was welcomed with an official ceremony and the two leaders will hold a closed-door meeting.
Later on Tuesday, Turkey-Russia High-Level Cooperation Council will hold another meeting followed by a joint news conference.
Putin will also participate in a tripartite summit on Syria with Turkey and Iran on Wednesday.