Turkey Supports Ukraine Peace Plan

Ankara, June 23 (QNA) – Turkey announced Monday its support for the peace plan put forward by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry released a statement to the press today saying that the cease fire suggested as part of the plan was a great opportunity to establish peace in the country. The ministry called for implementing reforms to the judicial system and holding elections. The ministry also called on the Ukrainian administration to give Russian separatists time to abandon their use of force.

The statement expressed Turkey’s welcoming of the dialogue that took place between Ukraine and Russia in the last few weeks, saying it will help in regaining stability to Ukraine.

Turkey stressed commitment to the unity of Ukraine, the statement added. (QNA)

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