President of Ukraine

Maryna Poroshenko and Emine Erdoğan discussed the situation in east Ukraine and Crimea

9 October 2017 - 21:03

Maryna Poroshenko and Emine Erdoğan discussed the situation in east Ukraine and Crimea

President’s wife Maryna Poroshenko held a meeting with Emine Erdoğan, wife of the President of Turkey, who is on an official visit to Ukraine.

The parties discussed the situation of IDPs in Ukraine caused by the annexation of Crimea and hostilities in east Ukraine.

Emine Erdoğan expressed concern about the fate of Ukrainian political prisoners illegally held in the Russian Federation and the annexed Crimea.

The parties also discussed the issue of supporting the children of the Crimean Tatars who, due to the joint efforts of the Ukrainian-Turkish parties, are able to study in the repaired Crimean Tatar Cultural and Educational Center "Crimean Family" in Kyiv.