Zelensky starts official visit to Turkey

Zelensky starts official visit to Turkey

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has arrived in Turkey, Ukrainian Ambassador to Turkey Andrii Sybiha has said.

"The first official visit of Zelensky to the Turkish Republic has begun – the intense program and important meetings are ahead!" Sybiha wrote on Twitter.

During his visit in Ankara on August 7-8, the Ukrainian leader is to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and representatives of the Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar communities. The Ukrainian president is to meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I in Istanbul, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

Earlier, Zelensky did not rule out that he could interrupt his visit to Turkey.