"Ankara will not recognize Crimea’s annexation," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday at a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, APA bureau in Turkeyt reports.
"We stand for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. We reiterated our principles decision not to recognize Crimea’s annexation. We said we support Ukraine’s initiative of the Crimean Platform geared to consolidate the international community around Crimea. We hope this initiative will yield positive results for all Crimean peoples, including Crimean Tatars, and for Ukraine," Mr. Ardogan said.