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Erdogan Seeks Out Russian Help for Economy Under Pressure

  • Officials say Erdogan eyeing discounts, lira gas payments
  • Putin and Erdogan met on Friday for talks in Uzbekistan
Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants price discounts and lira payments for energy imports from Russia.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants price discounts and lira payments for energy imports from Russia.

Source: Bloomberg

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking even closer financial ties with Russia as he attempts to stabilize a troubled economy ahead of next year’s elections, according to Turkish officials.