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On the evening of April 13, held talks with Lukashenko Erdogan

Вечером 13 апреля состоятся переговоры Лукашенко с Эрдоганом

The meeting of the presidents of Turkey and Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be held today in Istanbul 21.30 local time. This is reported by the Turkish media.

Erdogan will meet with Alexander Lukashenko after negotiations with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

This visit to Turkey to Alexander Lukashenko for the fourth. And the meeting with Erdogan is the second. The previous was held in 2010, when the current President of Turkey, was Prime Minister.

Note that in recent months has become strained Ankara’s relations with Moscow after Turkish air force shot down Russian bomber near the Syrian border. The Belarusian foreign Ministry, and then and the President then made a neutral statement expressing extreme concern over the conflict “Turkey friendly” and “brotherly Russia”.

The program of the working visit of the President of Belarus also has a number of bilateral meetings and negotiations with leaders of foreign countries, reported his press service. In Istanbul, we will remind, Alexander Lukashenko went to participate in the summit of the Organization of Islamic cooperation. It is expected that the President will deliver a speech there.

The current OIC summit will be primarily devoted to reaching a common position in support of Palestine, according to the organization’s website. In the agenda the situation in Syria, Yemen, Libya, Afghanistan, Somalia, Mali, Bosnia and “Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan”. In addition, the summit will discuss the situation of Muslims in non-Islamic countries and other humanitarian issues. The event will be held under the motto “Unity and solidarity in the name of justice and peace”.

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