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Turkish President Erdogan to raise Ukrainian issue at G20 summit in Argentina

He assured President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in this action during the phone conversation of the act of the Russian aggression against Ukraine in waters of Kerch Strait
13:59, 28 November 2018

Presidential Administration press office

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will raise the Ukrainian issue during the G20 summit in Argentina. He assured President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in this action during the phone conversation of the act of the Russian aggression against Ukraine in waters of Kerch Strait as the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.

“President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held the phone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan…He informed about the daring act of aggression of Russia against Ukraine in the waters of Kerch Strait and actions of Ukraine in response, particularly, the imposing of martial law…He urged the President of Turkey to strengthen pressure on Russia for the release of the Ukrainian sailors and ships,” the message said.

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It is also reported that in his turn, Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the escalation and aggressive actions of the Russian Federation against Ukraine.

“The parties agreed that the President of Turkey will raise the Ukrainian issue in Buenos Aires at G20 summit,” the message said.

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As we reported earlier, the coast guard ships of the Russian Navy acted aggressively against the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, which have been carrying out a scheduled transition from Odesa port to Mariupol port in the Sea of Azov.   

Kyiv demanded from Moscow to immediately provide the medical service to the wounded sailors and provide them urgent return to the Ukrainian territory. According to the Naval Forces of Ukraine, six sailors are wounded and two of them were in the critical condition.

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Given the tough situation in the area of Kerch Strait in the Sea of Azov, President Petro Poroshenko supported the offer of Ukraine's national security and defense council; it stipulates that the Ukrainian Parliament should consider the option to impose the martial law in Ukraine.

On November 28, the Uriadovy Kurier, the official outlet of the Ukrainian Cabinet published the presidential decree No.392, which activates the decision of the National Security and Defense Council in Ukraine about the 30-days-long martial law in Ukraine. 

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It was also reported that President of the U.S. Donald Trump and President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold a bilateral meeting at G-20 summit on November 29-30 in Buenos Aires.

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