Kremlin: Mending ties with Turkey 'not a matter of few days'

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Posted: Jun 28, 2016 5:56 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that one should not think it possible to mend Russia's strained relations with Turkey in a few days after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan apologized for the downing of a Russian military plane.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Erdogan will hold a telephone conversation at Moscow's initiative on Wednesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with journalists.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Jason Bush)