Merkel, Erdogan Meet ahead of G20 Summit

Hangzhou, China, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the G20 summit in China on Sunday, the German government said.

The two leaders discussed the German-Turkish relations, cooperation on the refugee crisis and July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey, the (dpa) reported.

It was their first face-to-face meeting since the attempted military takeover. Merkel had spoken by telephone several times since then.

Source: Qatar News Agency