President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine and Turkey will cooperate in the framework of international organizations for the de-occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the return of Ukrainian sovereignty over the peninsula.
Mustafa Dzhemilev, Presidential Envoy for Crimean Tatar People’s Affairs, cited a statement by Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko.
- Together with Mr President (Recep Tayyip Erdogan) we’ve called for joint efforts towards the de-occupation of Crimea, and thus, we plan to team up in the framework of international organizations, as well as on the basis of the new international formats, including the Geneva plus format with the participation of the guarantor of the Budapest memorandum, Turkey and Ukraine.
I would like to emphasize that Ukraine and Turkey seek to unite their efforts as guided not by the word "against", but the word "for." For the return of stability in the region. For the restoration of respect for international law. For the prevention of further human rights violations in Crimea, Donbass, Syria and so on. We feel our unity and consistency of aim as never before, said the Ukraine’s President during a joint press conference with Recep Tayyip Erdogan.