Parubiy held a «nearly hour-long conversation» with Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the Russian aggression and promised to support in solving the issue of the liberation of the occupied Ukrainian territory. On the 21st of November, said the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy, commenting on the results of the discussion of the Ukrainian issue at the meeting of the NATO parliamentary Assembly in Istanbul, the press service of the Parliament.

«President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his report on the NATO parliamentary Assembly has clearly indicated its commitment to the territorial integrity of Ukraine and condemnation of Russian aggression against our country and expressed its continued support in addressing the issue of liberation of the Ukrainian territory from the Russian aggressors, the inadmissibility of silencing the occupation of the Crimea», — said Parubiy.

The speaker also noted that there was «a long, nearly hour-long conversation with the President of Turkey, in which the participants discussed important issues of Ukrainian-Turkish bilateral relations.

In particular, according to him, «reviewed a range of operational issues concerning our economic cooperation, and, in fact, a free trade zone between Ukraine and Turkey».

«Very important was the discussion on cooperation in the military-defense complex, where we started a number of programs and discussed the phasing of their implementation, as the cooperation in the military-defense industry is beneficial both for Ukraine and Turkey,» — said paruby.

In addition, he informed that he had invited Erdogan to visit Ukraine in the first half of 2017.

«President Erdogan expressed his affection for Ukraine and reaffirmed that Ukraine and Turkey are strategic partners, and cooperation between our countries has great potential that we must develop», — said the speaker.

Recall, October 27, Erdogan had a phone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

Parubiy held a «nearly hour-long conversation» with Erdogan 22.11.2016

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