(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Political consultations between Türkiye and Russia will be held
in Istanbul on Thursday and Friday to discuss regional issues, the
Turkish Foreign Ministry has said, trend reports citing daily sabah .
Delegations headed by Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal
and his Russian counterpart Sergey Vershinin will address the Black
Sea grain export deal, as well as regional issues such as Syria,
Libya and Palestine, the ministry said in a statement on
Early Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoglu
announced the forthcoming meeting, saying engagement between the
two countries carries on, and the exchange of views continues not
only on Ukraine but also on other regional issues.
Türkiye has been internationally praised for its unique ability
to act as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia, which led to the
resumption of the July 22 grain deal. Ankara has repeatedly called
on Kyiv and Moscow to end the war that started in February through
The visit comes at a time Ankara is pondering a ground operation
against terrorist threats across its borders in northern Syria
after the U.S.-backed PKK terrorist group's Syrian wing, the YPG,
killed three people in mortar attacks in retaliation to Turkish
airstrikes that followed a deadly bomb attack in Istanbul
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