Turkey's Deputy PM: Stability in Ukraine important for Turkey

Turkey Deputy PM says respect for Ukraine`s territorial integrity is important for Turkey`s foreign policy.

Turkey Deputy PM says respect for Ukraine`s territorial integrity is important for Turkey`s foreign policy.

ANKARA – Turkey`s Deputy Prime Minister Emrullah Isler said Monday that Turkey respects Ukraine`s territorial integreity and stability.

Isler spoke at a visit to the Ankara Organized Industrial Region for local election campaigns.

“Ukraine’s territorial integrity, stability and prosperity are crucial for Turkey’s foreign policy,’’ Isler said. ‘’Ukraine’s political stability is very important for the other eastern European countries because they face the risk of separation due to ongoing political turmoil.”

He also emphasized that Crimea is part of Ukraine`s territory and said consensus could help solve the problems.

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