The Russian presidency has confirmed that Turkey’s position on the legal status of Crimea is still one of the biggest discords between Moscow and Ankara.
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced on Friday that relations between Russia and Turkey are mutually beneficial, based on principles of non-interference in domestic affairs and respect for national interests. Peskov pointed out that these relations are important for both countries, as well as for the security and stability of the region.
Peskov acknowledged that there are differences between Russia and Turkey, the most serious of which is the Crimea issue, as Ankara refuses to recognise the region’s …read more
Source:: Middle East Monitor