Ukrainian President Poroshenko to visit Turkey
ISTANBULUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to make an official visit to Turkey on March 9-10, the Ukrainian president’s office said in a statement on March 7.
Poroshenko will carry out talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, according to the statement.
Poroshenko will also meet with Turkish Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman.
Within the framework of the visit, the fifth session of the High Level Strategic Council between Ukraine and Turkey will also be held. Poroshenko will also have a meeting with Turkish business representatives.
Davutoğlu had paid a one-day visit to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Feb. 15, during which he held meetings with Poroshenko and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Davutoğlu and Yatsenyuk had also held a joint press conference.
Davutoğlu had regarded the relationship between the two countries as a “strategic union,” while Poroshenko had thanked Turkey for supporting Ukraine’s stance regarding the situation in Crimea.