The talks between Putin and Erdogan lasted half an hour

has Ended talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul. They lasted more than one and a half hours.

the summit began around 13:30 local time. The talks were held behind closed doors from members of the media, reports RIA Novosti.

Earlier it was reported that during the meeting, Putin and Erdogan are going to discuss the issues of bilateral cooperation, the situation in Syria and Libya, the deterioration in relations between the US and Iran, as well as overall situation in the middle East.