Putin refuses to meet Erdogan at the Paris Climate Change Summit 2015

PARS: Vladimir Putin has refused to meet the Turkish president in Paris during climate change talks as Russia banned fruit and vegetable imports in its sanctions list against Ankara. The Russian president's spokesman said Mr Putin did not plan to speak to Recep Tayyip Erdogan but spoke to President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the summit. "No meeting with Erdogan is planned. There is no discussion of such a meeting," the Kremlin spokesman told journalists. Relations between Moscow and Ankara have soured dramatically since November 24 when Turkey shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 warplane that it claims violated its airspace despite several warnings. Mr Erdogan called for face-to-face talks with Mr Putin last week as the two countries traded blows over who was responsible for the incident. Source: Telegraph.co.uk