Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Vladimir Putin that a unilateral ceasefire is necessary to bring peace to Ukraine, the Turkish president’s office said.
The Turkish leader added in a statement that the ceasefire should be “with a view to a just solution”.
The Kremlin website mentions Erdogan’s proposal for peace UkraineHe said that “Vladimir Putin Assured readiness Russia For a serious dialogue, taking into account the new regional realities and meeting the well-known and repeated demands of the Kiev authorities.
Erdogan and Putin have spoken to each other several times since the Russian military invasion of Ukraine. Turkey Acted as a mediator UN In order to conclude an agreement to allow the export of grain from Ukrainian ports, Reuters reminded.
Since the start of Russia’s armed attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the Turkish president has spoken frequently with both the Russian dictator and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Ankara’s mediation efforts led, among other things, to a large-scale exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine and the expansion of agreements barring Ukrainian grain exports through Black Sea ports.
Erdogan also told Putin that concrete measures should be taken to remove Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border, Reuters reported, citing the Turkish leader’s statement.
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