President Erdogan’s diplomatic relations follow the war agenda between Russia and Ukraine.
In this regard, President Erdogan had a telephone conversation with US President Joe Biden tonight. The meeting, which began on 18.20, lasted 45 minutes.
The development of the region, including Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and the relationship between Turkey and the United States were discussed at the meeting, according to a statement from the President’s Communications Bureau.
President Erdogan said he is continuing his efforts to achieve a political solution between Russia and Ukraine, and Turkey will be a facilitator to discuss with both sides and seek a solution in case the crisis worsens. He emphasized that it is important. ..
From Erdogan to Biden: Eliminate unjustified sanctions
President Erdogan pointed out the importance of having the opportunity for Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers to speak directly in Turkey-sponsored Antalya, thanks to Turkey’s channel of trust, and even the organization of the conference itself is diplomatic. victory.
President Erdogan said he hopes that Turkey’s demand will be confirmed as soon as possible, including the purchase of 40 new aircraft from the United States and the modernization of existing F-16s, all unfair to Turkey. He said it was time to lift the sanctions. In the field of defense industry.
Biden: We are pleased with Turkey’s diplomatic efforts
The White House issued a written statement after a phone call between US President Joe Biden and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The description is as follows:
“The President discussed common concerns about Russia’s unjust and unjust invasion of Ukraine. They reaffirmed their strong support for the Ukrainian government and its people and emphasized the need to immediately stop Russia’s invasion. He welcomed the coordinated international response to the crisis.
President Biden expressed satisfaction with Turkey’s efforts to support diplomatic resolution of the conflict and Turkey’s recent involvement with regional leaders who have contributed to the promotion of peace and stability. In addition, the president discussed opportunities to strengthen bilateral relations. “
White Home: It was a constructive meeting
White House spokesperson Jen Psaki is very pleased with Turkey’s diplomatic initiative within the scope of today’s Antalia Diplomatic Forum, with President Erdogan and Joe Biden holding a “constructive” meeting. He said he was.
President Saki evaluated the meeting between President Erdogan and US President Biden at a daily press conference.
Prime Minister Erdogan and Biden said they had a “constructive and long meeting”, and Pusaki, led by Turkey, referred to the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers’ meeting as part of the Antalya diplomatic forum.
“The president is very pleased with the role Turkey plays and the hosting of today’s diplomatic negotiations,” Pusaki said. I used the phrase.
“Strengthening bilateral relations” from the White House
Meanwhile, the White House also issued a written statement on the phone call between President Erdogan and Biden.
“We reiterated the need for Russia to stop the attack as soon as possible and welcomed the coordinated response to the crisis,” noting that President Erdogan and President Biden expressed concern about Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Said. The statement was included.
The statement states:
“Biden expressed satisfaction with Turkey’s efforts to support diplomatic resolution of the conflict and recent contact with Turkish regional leaders for peace and stability. In addition, the two leaders expressed bilateral relations. We talked about opportunities to strengthen. “
5 days of intense diplomatic traffic
Tomorrow, President Erdogan will attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum. In this forum, the most important regional and global issues on the world agenda will be discussed in a solution-oriented manner on a free platform. Prime Minister Erdogan’s agenda at the forum will be work to be done to end the Russian-Ukraine war.
Prime Minister Erdogan will continue to contact Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Mitsutakis, who will be hosting in Istanbul on Sunday, March 13, and German Prime Minister Olav Schorz, who will make an official visit to Ankara on Monday, March 14.
He also met Zelensky and Putin
President Erdogan first met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky over the phone, and the second meeting was held on February 26. Prime Minister Erdogan said he is making efforts to declare a ceasefire to prevent further loss of life and further damage to Ukraine. Erdogan had another phone call with Zelensky on March 4th.
President Erdogan had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 6. During the meeting, Prime Minister Erdogan told President Putin that he was ready to contribute to the resolution of the Ukrainian problem by peaceful means as soon as possible.
President Erdogan said an urgent ceasefire would not only alleviate humanitarian concerns in the region, but would also enable the search for political solutions, “let’s pave the way for peace together.” rice field. He repeated his call.
Contact information for the Russian-Ukraine War
Erdogan, French President Emmanuel Macron, Uzbekistan Shebquette Milzijoev, Turkmenistan Krubankle Verdimhamedov, Azerbaijan Ilham Aliev, President Belarus Alexandre Lucashenko, who hosted the first meeting between Russian and Ukrainian delegations. War between Russia and Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Austrian President Alexander van der Beren, British President Boris Johnson, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Tordeau, Serbian Alexander -President Vucci, President Maia Sandu of Moldvan, President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission, and Charles Michel, President of the European Council, spoke on the phone.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Erdogan exchanged views on the Russian-Ukrainian War with President Vjosa Osmani of Kosovo and President Isaac Herzog of Israel hosted by Ankara.