Jun 29, 2016, 06.24 PM (IST)
A phone call was arranged after Erdogan expressed regret in a letter to Putin over downing a Russian warplane last year
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin spoke on the telephone today and both expressed a determination to revive mutual relations and fight against terrorism, Erdogan's office said in a statement.
The call was arranged after Erdogan expressed regret in a letter to Putin on Monday over Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane last year.
The two also agreed during their call to meet in person, Erdogan's office said, adding that "necessary steps" should be taken to revive relations.