Erdoğan: Turkey supports territorial integrity of Ukraine including Crimea

Erdoğan: Turkey supports territorial integrity of Ukraine including Crimea

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Turkey supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea, and does not recognize its annexation.

President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said this after a meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a joint briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"During the talks, an agreement was reached on coordination of actions between our countries in the issue of ensuring security of the Black Sea region... I have once again assured Mr. Poroshenko that Turkey will continue to support sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including Crimea, as well as political consolidation. We did not recognize and do not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea," the President of Turkey said.

He especially noted the support of Ukraine to the Crimean Tatars and assured that Turkey would continue to support the Crimean Tatars’ issue on the international agenda.

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