Erdogan, Saudi king talk Sochi summit, Syria on phone

Turkey’s president and the Saudi monarch spoke on the phone Saturday about this week’s Sochi summit, bilateral relations, and the Syria crisis, according to a Turkish presidential source.

The phone call between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and King Salman bin Abdulaziz came three days after Erdogan met the Russian and Iranian presidents, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, in Sochi, Russia for talks on Syria. Erdogan and Salman also discussed bilateral ties and regional issues, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media