Turkey–Ukraine relations

Zelensky to meet Erdoğan in Istanbul

President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky will pay a visit to Türkiye upon the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss the ongoing Russian occupation of Ukraine and its implications, a week before the key NATO summit. It will be Zelensky's first visit to Türkiye since the war began on Feb. 24, 2022.

Russian top diplomat due in Ankara for bilateral, regional talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on April 7 in the Turkish capital Ankara, in which bilateral political, trade and energy issues will dominate the agenda along with regional developments regarding the war in Ukraine and civil war in Syria.

Erdoğan, Putin agree to 'boost economic, energy cooperation'

President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 5 adopted a statement pledging to boost political and economic cooperation including in energy and trade.

The talks between Putin and Erdoğan came as Russia's isolation grows following its intervention in Ukraine.

Turkish-Russian military officials discuss food corridor in Black Sea

Turkish and Ukrainian military officials had a meeting in Ankara on July 4 to discuss the shipment of grain exports from Ukraine, the daily Hürriyet reported.

The officials exchanged views on bilateral and regional defense and security issues at the meeting held at the Defense Ministry.

Türkiye to host Ukraine grain talks next week: Report

Türkiye next week will host Russian, Ukrainian and U.N. officials for talks aimed at resuming stalled grain exports across the Black Sea, media reported on June 21. 

The meeting in Istanbul would be preceded by a visit to Moscow by a Turkish defense delegation this week, CNN Turk cited Turkish presidential sources as saying.