Answering questions about Turkey, Putin said: «If someone in the Turkish government decided to lick the Americans in one place, I do not know whether it is the Americans.» This phrase was greeted with laughter and applause.
Putin once again called the action of the Turkish authorities as a «hostile act» and stressed that the current Turkish government to negotiate «almost impossible».
The Russian President said, «oddly enough», the United States and Russia agree on almost all issues regarding Syria.
Speaking about the «Islamic state», Putin said that the cause of his appearance was the invasion of American troops in Iraq. According to the Russian President, it’s all about oil and that the Islamists were used by the West to trade oil.
«If you need someone to get it, we get», — Putin said in response to a question about whether there will be in Latakia, the Russian military base after the operation.