OREANDA-NEWS Turkey has never recognized and does not recognize the annexation of Crimea to Russia and supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He said this at a press conference with President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky.

The Turkish president also called for an early and peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbass, subject to the territorial integrity of Ukraine and international law, UNIAN reports.

Erdogan noted that Turkey supports the Minsk negotiation process and the activities of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.