Erdogan reaffirms support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity, including Crimea

23:30, 09 March 2016
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Turkey will always support territorial integrity of Ukraine, including the temporarily occupied Crimea, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a joint news conference with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday evening, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

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"Turkey has not recognized and will never recognize the annexation of Crimea, and it is not going to do it," Erdogan said.

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