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In Kyiv, Erdogan says ready to help resolve Ukraine-Russia crisis

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attend a welcoming ceremony at the Mariyinsky Palace in Kyiv, Ukraine February 3, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

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KYIV, Feb 3 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan, after meeting his counterpart in Kyiv, repeated on Thursday that Turkey was ready to do what it can to resolve the Ukraine-Russia crisis and offered to host a meeting of the country’s two leaders.

Speaking after more than four hours of talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv, Erdogan also reiterated Turkey’s determination to support Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

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Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ali Kucukgocmen
Writing by Daren Butler
Editing by Jonathan Spicer

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