Turkey To Raise Issue of Crimea de-Occupation during Putin Visit
Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko tweeted that Turkey would also raise the issue of Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russia and occupied territories
The Turkish side will raise the issue of de-occupation of Crimea during a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“My [Turkish] colleague also stressed: Turkey will raise questions of deoccupation of Crimea and release of all Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russia and occupied territories during Putin’s visit today,” Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko tweeted after a phone conversation with Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
Today, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will take part in the commissioning ceremony of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline laid through the Black Sea bypassing Ukraine.