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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky yesterday. Today, he had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Axar.az reports that the statement came from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoghlu after a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmitry Kuleba in Lviv on March 17.
He said that everyone sees the struggle of Ukraine:
"We support the territorial integrity of Ukraine. Our humanitarian aid will continue. Turkey has been trying to stop the war since day one."
Erdogan and Putin discussed the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis and the humanitarian situation.
Erdogan said that if a permanent ceasefire is achieved, there will be prospects for a long-term solution, and reiterated his desire to achieve a positive result in the talks between the parties.
The Turkish leader stressed the importance of a meeting at the level of leaders to achieve results on certain issues, and reiterated that he could receive the heads of state of Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul or Ankara.
Stating that the war will not benefit either side, Erdogan stressed the importance of maintaining the humanitarian situation and the use of humanitarian corridors on both sides without any problems.
2022.03.17 / 21:57