MADRID, Sep. 16 (Moose Gazette) –
The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has defended this Friday his “great efforts” to end the war in Ukraine, in a speech delivered in the presence of his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
Both attend the summit of leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Samarkand (Uzbekistan), where Erdogan has advocated continuing to work to achieve “as soon as possible” the end of the fighting that began in February due to the Russian military offensive, reports the agency Anatolia.
Likewise, the Turkish president has also defended the work so that the Ukrainian cereal can reach “those who need it most”, especially the “brothers” of Africa. Turkey and the UN mediated between Ukraine and Russia for the export agreement agreed at the end of July.
The Uzbekistan forum is also attended by the president of China, Xi Jinping, who after seeing Putin on Thursday met with Erdogan on Friday.