Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, Turkeyof, Russia “Turkey is undoubtedly a friendly country for us. Turkey is a very important partner for us in terms of international politics, political issues, trade and economic cooperation.” said.
In an interview with the Izvestiya newspaper, Peskov made evaluations about Russia-Turkey relations.
“TURKEY IS A FRIENDLY COUNTRY FOR US”
Stating that there are differences of opinion with Turkey, especially on Ukraine, Peskov said, “We have differences of opinion on various issues, on Ukraine in general. We do not agree with Turkey’s approach on Ukraine issues, but we patiently continue to convey our arguments and what we are sure of, what we are convinced of, to our Turkish partners.” he said.
Emphasizing that Russia sees Turkey as an important partner, Peskov said, “Turkey is undoubtedly a friendly country for us. Turkey is a very important partner for us in terms of international politics, political issues, trade and economic cooperation.” shared his opinion.
Pointing out that Turkey does not participate in the sanctions against Russia, Peskov said, “Turkey has not participated in the illegal sanctions against Russia and is conducting its own sovereign independent policy. Russia and Turkey have enormous potential in cooperation on political and economic issues.” used the phrase.
“PREFERENCES OF HIS MEDIATING EFFORTS”
Stating that there is still a lot of room for the full realization of this potential, Peskov said that Turkey and Russia conduct their bilateral relations based on the principles of mutual respect and benefit.
Peskov added that Russian President Vladimir Putin also praised Turkey’s mediation efforts on Ukraine, including grain.