The Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said this during a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu following the 9th Meeting of the Turkey-Ukraine Joint Strategic Planning Group on October 7 in Lviv.
Parties discussed the preparation of the 10th meeting of the High-Level Strategic Council, security in the Black Sea, military-technical cooperation, free trade agreement, and tourism.
“The main topic of our talks today is the preparation of the 10th meeting of the High-Level Strategic Council, chaired by presidents Zelensky and Erdoğan. The meeting will take place at the beginning of next year,” Kuleba said.
The senior diplomat expressed the need to maintain a balance in terms of security and interests in the Black Sea region.
"The Black Sea should not be a space for aggressive action by any country. To achieve this goal, Ukraine and Turkey will work closely together," the Minister noted.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is on a working visit to Ukraine on 7-8 October 2021, on the occasion of the 9th Meeting of the Joint Strategic Planning Group between Turkey and Ukraine.