Turkey will continue to assert the rights of the Crimean residents and the Crimean Tatars. This was stated by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Yildiz, speaking at a conference in reform affairs in Ukraine in London", - Anadolu reports.
Yildiz expressed confidence that, despite the tense situation in the Crimea and the Donbass, Ukraine will become more stable.
In this connection, the Deputy Minister pointed the importance of implementing the Minsk agreements: "This agreement, in spite of the dissatisfaction with the implementation of agreements, still provides for a basic plan for the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which is supported by Turkey".
Ahmet Yildiz further drew attention to the high-level dialogue between Ukraine and Turkey, which made a contribution to the strengthening of cooperation between two countries in all areas, including investment, tourism and politics. "Turkish diplomats hope that this dialogue will continue in the future", - the deputy minister said.
The conference in reform affairs in Ukraine continues in London. The conference is chaired by British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Lancaster House historical mansion. The Ukrainian delegation is headed by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman.