At a high-level meeting with Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers, Türkiye has also stressed that humanitarian corridors in Ukraine should be kept open without any obstacles.
While the Russian military strategy is not a categorical failure in Ukraine as some are portraying, Moscow may have underestimated the resistance.
While the world’s attention is consumed by the Russia-Ukraine war, Türkiye will host a big diplomatic gathering exhibiting the importance of dialogue.
Ankara and Tel Aviv have had ups and downs in their ties since the 1950s. But the two countries have been able to find common ground despite their differences.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu expresses hope that the meeting “will be a turning point” and an “important step” towards peace and stability.
Kiev filed the case shortly after hostilities began on February 24, accusing Russia of illegally justifying its war by falsely alleging genocide in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stresses importance of taking urgent steps for a ceasefire, open humanitarian corridors and signing a peace agreement.
Refugees call for a no-fly zone over Ukraine - something NATO powers have so far ruled out on the grounds it would risk escalating the conflict beyond Ukraine.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has triggered sweeping Western sanctions that threaten to disrupt commodity flows, raising the spectre of gas shortages, blackouts and further price increases.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich believes it is in the "best interest" of the Champions League holders if he parts ways with the club he has transformed since his purchase in 2003.
Belarus, which means White Russia, is a pro-Moscow Eastern European state under autocratic leadership, bordering both Ukraine and Russia.
Russia’s attack on Ukraine could lead to a major food crisis by disrupting current supply chains and further advancing Moscow and China’s influence in global markets.
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