Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has summoned Vladimir Putin for a crunch meeting tomorrow, in which he is expected to demand he negotiate peace with Ukraine.
Speaking to reporters today, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov confirmed the two would descend on Kazakhstan for a “very interesting” meeting.
He said: “Now many say that the Turks are ready to come up with other initiatives in the context of the settlement of the Ukrainian conflict.
“There are reports in the press that the Turkish side is putting forward specific considerations in this regard, I do not exclude that Erdoğan will actively touch on this topic during the Astana contact. So a very interesting and, I hope, useful discussion awaits us.”