Dmitry Medvedev has a telephone conversation with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

Dmitry Medvedev expressed deep condolences in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul. The Russian and Turkish heads of government stressed the importance of battling the threat of international terrorism in concert.

Earlier Dmitry Medvedev sent Binali Yildirim a message of condolences over the terrorist attack in Istanbul, emphasising that the masterminds behind this criminal act should be punished to the full extent of the law.

Their telephone conversation also covered issues concerning forthcoming bilateral contacts.