MOSCOW 

Russian media highlighted on Thursday “inconsistent” U.S. policy towards Turkey following a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.

State-run news agency RIA Novosti stressed it was important for Trump to find common ground with Turkey in view of upcoming presidential elections. It also noted that the U.S. changed its rhetoric from threats provoked by Turkey’s decision to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems, to attempts at conciliation.

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