Agreement between Putin and Erdogan on gas payments in rubles, Interfax reports
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to make part of the settlements for Russian gas imports in rubles, Russian news agency Interfax reported on Friday, citing Russian deputy prime minister Alexander Novak.
The two heads of state also decided to develop cooperation in the transport, agriculture and construction sectors, TASS agency reported.
They also stressed the importance of ensuring the implementation of the agreement on the resumption of Russian grain exports, TASS adds, citing a joint statement by the two leaders.
Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Friday in Sochi, on the shores of the Black Sea.
(Reporting by Reuters writing; French version Camille Raynaud, editing by Matthieu Protard)
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