Erdogan arrives in Ukraine’s Lviv to meet with Zelensky and Guterres


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Thursday in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, in preparation for a tripartite meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.


Erdogan traveled by land from Poland to Lviv, in western Ukraine.

Erdogan is accompanied on the visit by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez, Defense Hulusi Akar, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Vahid Kirceci and Trade Mehmet Muş.

He is also accompanied by intelligence chief Hakan Fidan, head of the Communications Department Fahrettin Altun, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, head of defense industries Ismail Demir, AKP spokesman Omer Celik, and general manager of Baykar Defense Industries Khaluk Bayraktar.


Erdogan and Zelensky are scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting at Potochki Palace, followed by another meeting between Zelensky and Guterres, and then a joint press conference between them.