Poroshenko invites Turkey to join UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas

Poroshenko invites Turkey to join UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has invited President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to join the initiative of deploying a UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas.

The Ukrainian president said this during a joint press conference with the Turkish president in Istanbul on Saturday, November 3, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"I invited the President [Erdoğan] to intensify our dialogue, including by supporting the decision to deploy peacekeepers in accordance with the UN mandate. We trust Turkey and we will be happy to see Turkey participate in peace-building in Donbas through its peacekeeping mission as part of the UN," Poroshenko noted.

As reported, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is on an official visit to Turkey on November 3-4.


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