Already on Thursday, Nehammer phoned the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to exchange information and to prepare the talks with President Putin. This morning Nehammer spoke on the phone with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss the Istanbul peace process and the issue of food security in the context of the war in Ukraine. Erdogan has also announced that he will record with both the Ukrainian and Russian presidents in the next few days.
“Open, direct, tough”: With these three words, Karl Nehammer describes the 75-minute conversation he had with Russian President Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on April 11. After that, international interest was great: After his interview with “CNN”, “NBC” also asked the Austrian Chancellor to talk about his personal impressions of Vladimir Putin and his war in Ukraine.