Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Zelensky has ruled out talks as Russian troops have not withdrawn from Ukraine.
According to Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan, Ankara is looking forward to a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
A Haber TV channel on August 22 quoted Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan as saying that relations between Russia and Ukraine affect the whole world, so Turkey is keen to prevent conflict and reach a peace agreement.
According to the Turkish president, Ankara is looking forward to a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
The Turkish president recounted that earlier this month he met putin in Sochi, and in the middle of the month, together with UN Secretary-General António Guterres, he went to Lvov to meet Zelensky.
“Our goal is to invite Putin and Zelensky to Turkey for a radical solution to the crisis,” Erdogan said.
During his visit to Lvov and Sochi, the Turkish leader mentioned to the leaders of Russia and Ukraine the possibility of a meeting in Turkey.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it clear to his Turkish counterpart that he is ready to meet with Zelensky to try to resolve the conflict.