Turkey gears up to organize Putin-Zelensky meeting

(VOVWORLD) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday reiterated Turkey’s aim to arrange a meeting between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to end the six-month-long conflict.

Turkey gears up to organize Putin-Zelensky meeting - ảnh 1Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on August 5, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

The Russia-Ukraine crisis is the most severe conflict in the world, Erdogan told reporters after his cabinet meeting in Ankara, adding that Turkey is making an effort to prevent it towards peace.

Erdogan said he met President Putin earlier this month in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi and also met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President Zelensky in Lviv, in western Ukraine.

The Turkish president mentioned the possibility of a meeting in Turkey during the trips.

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