According to military expert Vladislav Shurygin, the main reason for this conversation was the raid of terrorist drones at the Russian Khmeimim airbase. The attack took place from the territory that is peacefully controlled by Turkey, which was an unpleasant surprise for Erdogan. Today, Turkey is interested in close partnership with Russia.
On the one hand, the game with Putin allows the Turkish president to put pressure on the West, which is afraid of losing the Turks as its strategic military allies. On the other hand, serious economic projects link Turkey with our country, both natural gas and a peaceful atom.
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