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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends to arrange a meeting between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite Ukraine’s reluctance to resume negotiations with Russia before Russian troops withdraw from all occupied territories, reports CNN Turk, citing Erdogan's address to the nation.
The Turkish President noted that "everyone is witnessing" how Turkey is making efforts to reduce the negative consequences of Russia's war against Ukraine and …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that during the meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Lviv, the President of Turkey and the UN Secretary General did not push Ukraine to make concessions to Russia.
Kuleba noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sincerely empathize and really want to help Ukraine find a solution.
"No one persuaded us to make concessions in Russia’s favor. If some conspiracy spread again in social …
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan are meeting in the southern Russian Black Sea resort town of Sochi, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is the second such face-to-face meeting in less than three weeks.
Ankara has emerged as an important mediator between Kyiv and Moscow, proving instrumental in forging an agreement between Russia and Ukraine to restart Ukrainian grain shipments through the Black Sea.
“Military-technical cooperation …
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to host new talks between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss grain exports, reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"Negotiations are continuing. Last night we had conversations with some officials. Next week we will discuss what steps we can take during talks with Zelensky and Putin," Erdogan said.
On June 7, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar told Anadolu that Turkey is in …
Turkey cannot abandon Russian gas and sever ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"As for the war between Russia and Ukraine, then, of course, we are now pursuing a balanced policy towards both Russia and Ukraine. And in this policy of balance, of course, I do not intend to sever ties with Mr. Putin, or Mr. Zelensky," he said.
Erdogan noted that he continues telephone talks with the presidents of both countries.
"Turkey will continue this …
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ukraine is ready to agree to four of Russia's six demands, in particular, to abandon NATO membership and recognize Russian as the second state language, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"I think there is a consensus on four points in the negotiations. The first point concerns Ukraine's accession to NATO. In the beginning, Ukraine insisted on membership in the Alliance, but soon Zelensky began to talk about the possibility refusing [the …
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which he put forward his demands for a peace agreement with Ukraine, Erdogan’s the chief adviser Ibrahim Kalin told the BBC.
Kalin was present at the conversation between the Putin and Erdogan which was attended by a small group of Turkish officials. According to Erdogan's adviser, Russia's demands can be divided into two categories.
The first category, according to Kalin, is not too …
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called unacceptable Russia's decision to recognize the independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR).
"From the very beginning of the crisis, we sincerely sought to reduce tensions. In the statement of our Foreign Ministry on the latest events, it was indicated that Russia's decision to recognize the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk republics contradicts the Minsk agreements. It was stressed that this decision is a clear violation …
Turkey has decided to intervene in the situation around Ukraine.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky, to Turkey to "settle differences" and "sort out their problems," said Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin.
"Turkey is ready to act in any role to reduce tensions between Russia and Ukraine," TASS quoted Kalin as saying.
Erdogan, he said, plans to travel to Ukraine in the near future to hold talks with Zelensky, and …
The war in Syria, which has claimed more than 350,000 lives, is entering a new round of escalation before the meeting of the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
According to Al Arabiya, on Sunday, Turkish forces opened fire on a helicopter of the Russian Aerospace Forces, carrying out a mission on the outskirts of the Al-Hasakah province in the north of Syria.
The helicopter was able to avoid being hit by a missile by shooting heat traps that blind …