October 28, the appointed by order of the Ukrainian President the Ukraine's Ambassador to Turkey, Andriy Sibiga, presented credentials to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, thereby having "accredited" in the strategic partner state, according to a Twıtter account of the Ukrainian diplomatic departments.

After the official ceremony of awarding diplomas, Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Andriy Sibiga with the beginning of execution of his duties as Ambassador, referring to the recent productive telephone conversations with Petro Poroshenko.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan also mentioned the positive dynamics in the development of Turkish-Ukrainian relations and said that Turkey's position on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of its strategic partner remains unchanged.

Andriy Sibiga in turn, expressed the desire to make every effort to bring bilateral relations to a new level with real results.

Just a reminder: In August 2016, Sergiy Korsun completed his tenure as the Ambassador of Ukraine in Turkey, which he held since July 2008.

In late August of this year, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed Andriy Sibiga Ambassador to Turkey. Prior to this, Andriy Sibiga served as Director of the Consular Department of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine.

He was born in 1975 in the town of Zborov, Ternopil region. Andriy Sibiga is a graduator from Ivan Franko National University in Lviv and a specialist in international relations, English translator and a lawyer. He stated his career as diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in 1997. He also worked in the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Poland.

Photo: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Turkey