17 Aug 2018 19:30

Duma delegation led by Volodin visiting Turkey

MOSCOW. Aug 17 (Interfax) - A Russian State Duma delegation led by its speaker, Vyacheslav Volodin, left for Ankara on Friday.

"State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin will pay a working visit to the Republic of Turkey on August 17-18," the Duma's press service said.

On Saturday, the parliamentarians will take part in the sixth general congress of the Justice and Development Party founded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

"A number of bilateral meetings between the State Duma speaker and the leadership of the Republic of Turkey during the visit are also planned," the press service said.