October 31, political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey were held at the level of regional Directors of the departments, Ukrainian Embassy in Turkey posted on Twitter.

During the consultations a special focus was on the situation in the temporarily occupied by Russia territories of Ukraine, particularly, in Crimea; the issue of security in the Black Sea region was discussed there as well.

Turkish Republic, through its representatives in the talks, reaffirmed its full support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of its strategic partner Ukraine.

The consultation between Ukraine and Turkey covered a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation, including political dialogue, cooperation in trade, economy, energy, security defense industries, as well as in culture and education.

The meeting resulted in approval of the draft Plan of Consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey for 2017-2018.

In the framework of the specialized exhibition "Arms and Security 2016" held at the Kyiv International Exhibition Centre, the Ukrainian state company "Ukrinmash" at "Ukroboronprom" signed an agreement with the Turkish company Havelsan Hava Elektronik Sanay on cooperation for the production of passive radar.

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