Petro Poroshenko has cancelled his visit to Turkey
The Russian military invasion occurred in Ukraine, announced the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s site.
Poroshenko cancelled his work visit to Turkey because of the “Russian invasion”. Cancellation of the Ukrainian president’s visit to Turkey is due to „the rapid deterioration of the situation” in Ukraine.
At the same time, Poroshenko convoked an emergency meeting of the country’s Defense and Security Council to decide the next steps.
I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and Starobeshevo, as Russian troops were actually brought into Ukraine
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Petro Poroshenko informs that the NSDC meeting will be convened today to elaborate further plan of actions.
Ukraine will urgently initiate the convocation of the UN Security Council meeting. “The world must provide assessment of sharp aggravation of the situation in Ukraine,” the President noted.
According to him, Ukraine will address its European partners with a request to call an emergency meeting of the Council of the European Union.