Turkish, Ukrainian defense ministers hold phone call

Baku, June 6, AZERTAC

In a Monday phone call, Türkiye’s national defense minister and his Ukrainian counterpart discussed the ongoing war in Ukraine, according to Anadolu Agency.

Türkiye’s Hulusi Akar and Oleksii Reznikov exchanged views on the safe transportation of Turkish commercial ships waiting at Ukrainian ports and A400M Turkish aircraft stranded in Ukraine, according to a National Defense Ministry statement.

During the conversation, Akar stressed the need for an urgent cease-fire, reducing tensions, and delivering humanitarian aid to the war-torn country, the statement said.

Akar told Reznikov that Türkiye will continue to do its part in promoting peace in Ukraine and send humanitarian aid, it added.

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