Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

On August 27, 2019 President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a visit to Russia to take part at the opening ceremony of the 14th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019 and hold talks with President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

The presidents toured the exposition featuring the latest aircraft, including the newest Russian Su-57 fighter jet, the Su-35 fighter jet, the Ka-62 medium helicopter and the Mi-38 heavy utility helicopter.

Next they inspected the Be-200 amphibious aircraft. Vladimir Putin updated Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the basic specifications of this plane and invited him to board the MC-21 passenger aeroplane, where they examined the cockpit and the passenger cabin.

The presidents also watched the air show, which featured Russian aircraft, including the medium-range MC-21–300 prototype, the first mass-produced Mi-38 helicopter with a luxury cabin and Su-57 fifth-generation fighters.

The two presidents also visited the Roscosmos pavilion, where they were shown the production of NPO Lavochkin, RSC Energia and NPO Energomash. They talkedto the crew of the International Space Station via videoconference, congratulating them on the docking with the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft.

Statements of the leaders at the opening of the 14th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019

Opening statement in the beginning of Russian-Turkish talks in restricted format: