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Turkey–Ukraine relations

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Ukrainian Preses Petro Poroshenko meeting wi Turkis Preses Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Istanbul, 3 November 2018

Turkis–Ukrainian relations are foreign relations atween Turkey an Ukraine. Turkey and Ukraine hae a lang chronology o historical, geografic, an cultural contact. Diplomatic relations atween baith kintras wur established in early 1990s when Turkey acame ane o the first states in the warld tae annoonce offeecially aboot recognition o sovereign Ukraine. Turkey haes an embassy in Kiev an a consulate general in Odessa. Ukraine haes an embassy in Ankara an a consulate general in Istanbul. Turkey is a full member o NATO an Ukraine is a candidate. An aw baith kintras are BLACKSEAFOR an BSEC members.

In late Januar 2010 Ukrainian Preses Viktor Yanukovych an Turkis Prime Meenister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan agreed tae form a free trade zone atween the twa kintras durin 2011.[1] But bilateral free trade talks wur put on hauld in 2013.[2]

Follaein the end o 2015, Turkey an Ukraine experienced closer relations as a result o baith kintras increasingly strained relationship wi Roushie.[2] On 20 August 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told his Ukrainian coonterpairt Petro Poroshenko that Turkey waud nae recognise the 2014 Roushie annexation o Crimea; calling it "Crimea's occupation".[3] On 9 Januar 2017 Turkey's Foreign Meenister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu statit "We support the territorial integrity o Ukraine an Georgie. We do nae recognise the annexation o the launds o Ukraine.[4]


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