Ibrahim Kalin: "Turkiye will not join sanctions against Russia"

Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish Presidential Spokesman

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# 26 June 2022 23:53 (UTC +04:00)

Turkiye will not support Western sanctions against Russia, said Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish Presidential Spokesman in an interview with Haberturk TV, APA reports.

“We have stated that we will not join the sanctions. Because it comes from our economic benefits, we are dependent on external energy sources. We openly declared our position to the West, there is understanding. Sanctions against Russia will hit, first of all, the Turkish economy, we, of course, do not want this, ” Kalin said.