Antalya Diplomacy Forum

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba Discuss Ukraine-Russia War in Turkey

The Eyes of the World Are on Antalya: Foreign Ministers of Russia and Ukraine will come together!

Foreign Ministers Lavrov, Cavusoglu and Kubela
Foreign Ministers Lavrov, Cavusoglu and Kuleba


As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues on its 15th day, eyes are on the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Ukraine, which will take place in Antalya today.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba will meet at the Antalya Diplomatic Forum in Turkey. Organized by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, This meeting will be the highest level of contact since the beginning of the war.

Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Gatilov, answered the Anadolu Agency reporter’s question on the subject.

Gatilov supported the meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba at the ADF, saying, “It is good that the two ministers come together. Any negotiation and meeting is a good thing.” said.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba said yesterday regarding the summit he will attend together with Russia, “The meeting planned to be held on March 10 will be held primarily thanks to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.”

“It would be better if our goals in Ukraine were realized through negotiations,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement yesterday. it was said. In addition, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov arrived in Antalya last night.

Cavusoglu’s First Tweet;

Statements of Lavrov and Kuleba after the meeting:

While Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba said, “There is no progress on the ceasefire,” Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov also touched upon the curious “nuclear war” threat.

Noting that he does not believe in a nuclear war, Lavrov said, “We are ready for balanced diplomatic solutions.” said.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Measures Are Increased

Extensive security measures were taken around the hotel, and signal breakers were placed for the drone. Important measures were also taken in the villa of the hotel where the Russian delegation will stay in the hotel where the summit will be held. The villa, whose windows are bulletproof and surrounded by iron bars, has 3 floors and an area of ​​​​4 thousand square meters.

Journalists From 34 Countries In Turkey 

More than 330 journalists from 34 countries including Russia, Ukraine, USA, UK, Germany, Israel, Japan, Netherlands and Turkey will follow the summit.

Kuleba & Cavusoglu
Kuleba & Cavusoglu
Lavrov Cavusoglu
Lavrov & Cavusoglu

Source: Anadolu Agency

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