President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky came to Turkey with official visit as Ambassador of Ukraine to Turkey Andry Sybiga reported on Twitter.
It is the first visit of Zelensky to Turkey as the president of Ukraine.
There was a threat of disruption of the meeting due to the escalation in Donbas. After the attack of the Ukrainian position and death of four soldiers, Zelensky stated that he would immediately return to Ukraine in case of another escalation in the Joint Forces Operation zone.
On August 6, the militants shelled the Ukrainian positions near Pavlopol in Donbas. Four Ukrainian soldiers sustained wounds incompatible with life and died at the site. The engineering work took place during the shelling.
Volodymyr Zelensky asked heads of the Normandy Four member countries to meet as soon as possible after the recent news about Ukraine's combat casualties in Donbas.