Ankara welcomes progress on humanitarian corridors between Moscow, Kyiv 

  04 March 2022    Read: 486
Ankara welcomes progress on humanitarian corridors between Moscow, Kyiv 

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday spoke over the phone with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba and discussed the latest situation in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said, AzVision.az reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

Cavusoglu, according to the sources, told Kuleba that Turkey welcomed the announcement that Russia and Ukraine reached an understanding to create humanitarian corridors for evacuation of civilians.

Noting that the corridors will not only allow evacuation of Turkish citizens, the minister said it will also facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to these regions.

On late Thursday, Russia and Ukraine announced they reached an understanding to create humanitarian corridors for evacuation of civilians and for food and medicine deliveries.

Ukraine's lead negotiator Mikhail Podolyak said at a news conference following the second round of negotiations in the Belarusian region of Brest that there is "a possibility of a temporary cease-fire for a period of evacuation in regions where it takes place."


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