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Putin and Erdogan meet in Ankara

The Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have promised closer cooperation between their countries at a meeting in the Turkish capital Ankara.

The Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan - both increasingly isolated from the West - have promised closer cooperation between their countries at a meeting in the Turkish capital Ankara.

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Photo: presidents Erdogan (L) and Putin meet in Ankara. Credit: Getty Images.

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