Presidents discussed safety of Russian tourists in Turkey after the military coup attempt in that country
MOSCOW, July 17. /TASS/. Russia's President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Kremlin's press service said the conversation was initiated by the Russian side.
"Vladimir Putin in relation to the attempt of a force overthrowing of democratically elected Turkish authorities at night to July 16 stressed Russia's principal line for categorical inacceptance of anti-constitutional actions and use of force in life of a country," the Kremlin said. "Recep Tayyip Erdogan was offered condolences following the many victims among the civilians and law enforcers opposing the plotters, as well as wishes of soonest recovery of stable constitutional order and stability in Turkey."
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