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Putin tells Erdogan Russia ready to increase anti-terrorism cooperation - Kremlin
December 17, 2016 / 12:21 PM / a year ago

Putin tells Erdogan Russia ready to increase anti-terrorism cooperation - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan in a telegram on Saturday that Russia was ready to increase cooperation against terrorism after a car bomb attack in the Turkish city of Kayseri, Russian news agencies reported.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a summit meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Nagato, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan, December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Putin also expressed his condolences to Erdogan and said he was sure the response to such attacks should be a more resolute struggle against extremist groups.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Helen Popper

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