Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has started talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the situation in Ukraine is being discussed, TRT Haber TV channel reports.

Earlier, a representative of the Turkish president said that Erdogan would announce Ankara’s proposals on Ukraine to him during the expected talks with Putin on Sunday.

“At that moment, telephone conversations between President Erdogan and Russian leader Vladimir Putin began. The situation in Ukraine is being discussed. A statement from the office of the Turkish leader is expected,” the TV channel reported.