Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Russian President Vladimir Putin "dear friend". These words came out during a press conference after the talks of the presidents in St. Petersburg, reports RBC agency.
"Russia and Turkey relations reached the level which you can become the example to other countries. There is a common vision and the potential for co-operation. My dear friend, Vladimir Putin, we found a similar position on the normalization of our relations", Erdogan said.