Reuters: Moscow and Kiev is not against participation of Ankara in Deetherition

Russia and Ukraine can consider the idea of ​​Turkey’s participation in resolving the conflict between them, writes Reuters with reference to Turkish diplomatic sources.

and Russia, and Ukraine are positive about the mediation of Turkey, “said one of the interlocutors of the agency.

On January 19, the official representative of Turkish President Ibrahim Kalyn said that Ankara was ready to participate in the de essociation of relations between Kiev and Moscow. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Russian and Ukrainian colleagues to Turkey to “settle disagreements”. Kalyne explained the proposal by the fact that Turkey is at the same time a “friendly country of both Russia and Ukraine” and a member of NATO. Russian President Dmitry Sadkov, commenting on this information, said that Moscow will be only glad if Turkey could push Ukraine to fulfill Minsk agreements.

Today it became known that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed Ankara’s desire to hold the meeting of Russian and Ukraine’s presidents in its territory to Vladimir Zelensky. “We expect to meet Putin and Zelensky. At the beginning of the next month I will have a visit to Ukraine,” said the Turkish president. In addition, Turkey plans to organize negotiations on Minsk agreements in Istanbul, invite them including representatives of the Donbass and OSCE and make meetings “frequent and regular.”