Erdogan: Turkey calls for Ukraine, Russia to find peaceful solutions to their disputes
Turkey wants Russia and Ukraine to resolve their current disagreements in a peaceful manner at the soonest possible time, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.
"Yesterday we met with Ukrainian President [Vladimir Zelensky]. We want them to find peaceful solutions to their disputes as soon as possible. We are doing our best in this regard," the Millyet daily reported citing Erdogan, who did not elaborate what Ankara’s efforts were in question.
Meanwhile, on Saturday after his talks with Zelensky, Erdogan said that Turkey stayed ready to provide "the required support" to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine based on the Minsk accords. The Turkish leader was hopeful that "the alarming escalation <…> will stop at the soonest possible time, the ceasefire will hold and the conflict will be solved via a dialogue based on the Minsk agreements."
"We are ready to provide any necessary support in this regard," TASS cited the Turkish leader as sying.