Conflict in Donbas has to be resolved by diplomatic means – Foreign Minister of Turkey

Turkey believes that the settlement of the conflict in the east of Ukraine should be done through diplomatic channels with the full implementation of the Minsk agreements.

Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said this during a joint press conference in Kyiv with Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"We hope that this issue will be resolved through peaceful diplomatic means, and we wish the Minsk agreements to be fully implemented," Cavusoglu said, commenting on the situation in the east of Ukraine.

He added that Turkey had made a lot of efforts for a peaceful solution to the conflict.

"We certainly support the territorial integrity of Ukraine and declare it on all platforms. It is necessary to resolve the issue with the preservation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine," Cavusoglu said.


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