Turkey is ready to host the meeting of the Russian Federation and Ukraine in the Minsk format, Ankara is ready to provide support, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
“As for the negotiations in the Minsk format, we said that if we receive a request about whether we can host, we will gladly accept. Due to the fact that some parties have problems with Belarus. All sides of the format, when they decide, are ready to accept and provide any support. There will be no problems,” Cavusoglu said at a press conference.
Earlier, a source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry said that the Turkish side plans to organize negotiations on the Minsk agreements in Istanbul with the participation of "the same players as before: Russia, Ukraine, representatives from Donbass and the OSCE," RIA Novosti reports.