President Katerina Sakellaropoulou discussed Ukraine's relations with the EU and NATO in a phone call with her Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday.
The two officials also talked about tackling the coronavirus pandemic and the prospects of rebooting tourism, as national vaccination programs are unfolding in both countries, her office said.
Turkey is pleased to see the safe return home of four Ukrainian sailors from Libya, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Jan. 9.
"My treasured friend @ZelenskyyUa [Volodymyr Zelensky], we are pleased that Ukrainian sailors have returned home safe and sound," he said in reply to the Ukrainian president's Friday tweet thanking the Turkish leader.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will attend the eighth meeting of a high-level strategic council with Ukraine in its capital Kiev on Feb. 3.
The Turkish Communications Directorate on Feb. 2 announced that bilateral and regional issues would be discussed during the meeting between relevant ministers under Erdoğan and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy
"According to preliminary data, all passengers and crew members are dead", Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on Facebook.
The plane is said to have fallen due to technical problems, Iranian media reported, as much of the airspace in the region is clear due to Iran's missile attacks on US bases in Iraq tonight.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Ukraine inquiry a "silly gotcha game" on Saturday.
"This is what's wrong when the world doesn't focus on the things that are right, the things that matter, the things that impact real people's lives and instead you get caught up in some silly gotcha game."
The US Department of State has approved the sale of 150 Javelin missiles and related equipment for up to $ 39.2 million to Ukraine, BTA reported.
The antitank missiles were mentioned in a telephone conversation between US President Donald Trump and his Ukraine's counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25 that prompted an impeachment inquiry by Congress.