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Turkey's Erdogan, Germany's Steinmeier discuss improving relations - Turkish sources
November 29, 2017 / 5:30 PM / 12 days ago

Turkey's Erdogan, Germany's Steinmeier discuss improving relations - Turkish sources

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed the need to improve ties between their countries and take mutual steps to that end during a phone call on Wednesday, Turkish presidential sources said.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament of his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, November 28, 2017. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Aside from bilateral relations, the sources said, Erdogan also briefed Steinmeier about a summit on Syria’s conflict held by Turkey, Russia and Iran in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Nov. 22.

Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; editing by Mark Heinrich

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