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Putin, Erdogan to Discuss Ukraine, Grain on Friday, Kremlin Says

  • Russian, Turkish leaders to meet in Sochi, Peskov says
  • Talks come after grain ship left Ukraine’s Odesa this week
Vladimir Putin, right, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran on July 19.

Vladimir Putin, right, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran on July 19.

Photographer: Sergei Savostynov/AFP/Getty Images

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks Friday including on a deal reached to unblock exports of grain from Ukraine, the Kremlin said.