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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has invited the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to join the UN peacekeeping mission in the Donbass. About it reports TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
“We trust Turkey and would be happy if Turkey participated in establishing peace in the Donbass through the placement of its peacekeeping mission in the UN,” — said Poroshenko.
According to him, also adopted a new project with the Agency for cooperation and coordination of Turkey. In the framework it is planned to rebuild infrastructure in the Donbass.
Erdogan, in turn, began to speak about the possibility to send Turkish peacekeepers to the Donbass. The Turkish leader said that Ankara would refuse to recognize the annexation of Crimea to Russia.
Meeting Poroshenko and Erdogan was held in Istanbul. The parties on the results of negotiations have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of development.
The armed conflict in the Donbas began in the spring of 2014 after Kiev attempted to suppress statements in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions caused by the change of power in Ukraine.
Video, photo All from Russia.