Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Saturday to hold the next meeting of the High- Level Strategic Council in Kiev before the end of 2019, according to Ukrainian president’s office.
Zelensky held a telephone conversation with Erdogan on Thursday. Erdogan confirmed the continuous support to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and expressed his hope for further strengthening of the relations with Ukraine, Xinhua news agency reported.
“In development of the agreements reached by the parties during the official visit of the Ukraine president to the Republic of Turkey on August 7-8, Volodymyr Zelensky and Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed plans for holding the next High-Level Strategic Council meeting in Kyiv before the end of this year,” the Ukrainian president’s office said.
President Erdogan informed Zelensky about his recent visit to the Russian Federation. In this context, the Turkish leader reaffirmed Ankara’s continued support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Earlier this month the leaders of the two countries agreed to coordinate actions in the Black Sea region and work jointly on bringing peace and stability to this part of the world during their meeting in Ankara on Aug 7.