Erdogan to call Zelensky, Putin May 30

Erdogan to call Zelensky, Putin May 30

Ukrinform
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced phone calls with Ukrainian and Russian Presidents, Volodymyr Zelensky and Vladimir Putin, scheduled for Monday, May 30.

That’s according to the Communications Directorate of Turkey’s Presidential Administration, Ukrinform reports.

"We believe that the war between Russia and Ukraine will end in peace as soon as possible, but it seems that the situation is getting worse every day. On Monday, I will have phone calls with both Russia and Ukraine," Erdogan said.

Read also: Russians plot provocations in Black Sea using seized Ukrainian vessels

According to him, Turkey will continue to "encourage the parties to be guided by channels of dialogue and diplomacy."

As Ukrinform reported, in early May, Zelensky said that the first step toward resuming talks with Russia would be for Russia to withdraw their troops to the positions as of February 24, 2022, the day the full-blown invasion started.

A few days ago, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that, despite public statements by Russian leadership, nothing signaled Russia's readiness for negotiations; the facts show that the Russian president is determined to further wage war.

Photo: Ukrainian President’s Office


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2022 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-