"The situation in Donbas should be resolved peacefully within the framework of international law. We wish that tension in Donbas was reduced, and an armistice was established within the framework of fulfilling the terms of the Minsk agreements," Erdogan said.
He also added that Turkey continues to support the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, and also does not recognize the annexation of Crimea.
“We resolutely defend the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the sovereignty of Turkey. We have once again confirmed our decision in principle not to recognize the annexation of Crimea,” he said.
At the same time, the Turkish president announced his support for the Crimean platform.
"We have stated that we support the Crimean Platform, an initiative of Ukraine, which is aimed at bringing the international community closer to Crimea," the Turkish President added.
Oon April 10, President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived on a working visit to Turkey. As a result of the meeting, the leaders signed a number of bilateral documents.