Erdogan after meeting Zelensky: Go back to peace talks

On his first visit to Türkiye yet Conflict broke out In his country, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed that his country is cooperating with Turkey in the field of defense, production and import of marches.

He also accused Russia, in a press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, of obstructing the course of ships in the Black Sea.

Peace talks

He added that cooperation between Turkey and Ukraine is important for food security, especially in Africa, hoping that the grain agreement, which expires on July 17, will be extended.

On the other hand, Erdogan found that Russia and Ukraine should return to peace talks, announcing the continuation of efforts to end the war.

He announced his country’s support for the reconstruction movement in Ukraine, explaining that it deserves NATO membership.

The Turkish president revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Turkey next month.

grain agreement

It is noteworthy that both Zelensky and Erdogan want to extend an agreement with Russia that would allow Ukraine to ship corn and other grains to global markets during the war.

Erdogan tried to use his good relations with both Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin in an attempt to mediate and end the war.

Turkey also organized two previous rounds of peace negotiations and is still pressing for more talks, amid Western governments’ concern over the growing economic ties between Turkey, a NATO member, and Russia and its resistance to the alliance’s expansion.

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