Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko and Turkish Prime Minister Akhmet Davutoglu have agreed to cooperate in the energy sector, as well as in developing international energy corridors.

“The Ukrainian President has expressed his readiness to let the Turkish side use Ukrainian underground gas storage facilities,” reads a statement released by the Ukrainian President’s press service on March 9.  

Both Presidents stressed the importance of using Ukraine and Turkey’s transit potential to the fullest.  

“The Ukrainian President and Turkish Prime Minister have agreed to expand cooperation in the area of international transportation,” reads the statement.

It was reported earlier that Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko called on the Turkish Parliament to recognize the 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars an act of genocide.