President of Ukraine

Head of State has phone conversation with President of Türkiye

24 February 2023 - 18:09

Head of State has phone conversation with President of Türkiye

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a telephone conversation with President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The President of Ukraine thanked the Turkish leader for his words of support on this symbolic day for Ukraine.

"I appreciate this show of support on the anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. We are grateful to you and all the Turkish people for the help we have felt all this time. We will always remember this support," Zelenskyy said.

Separately, he thanked Erdoğan for Turkey's support for the UN resolution on lasting peace in Ukraine, as well as the Peace Formula.

For his part, the President of the Republic of Türkiye expressed his gratitude for the assistance provided by Ukraine in overcoming the consequences of the devastating earthquakes. Zelenskyy once again expressed his condolences to Erdoğan and the entire Turkish people in connection with the tragedy.

"The people of Ukraine stand side by side with the Turkish people in this dire hour. We are ready to continue providing all possible assistance to Türkiye and its people," the President of Ukraine said.

During the conversation, the parties expressed interest in continuing the Black Sea Grain Initiative.