August 28, 2014
President Poroshenko has canceled his visit to Turkey to convene emergency NSDC meeting
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has canceled visit to Turkey and convenes emergency meeting of NSDC [National Security and Defense Council]. This is informed by press service of the head of state.
‘I’ve taken a decision to cancel visit to Turkey Republic due to the worsening situation in Donetsk oblast, in particular in Amvrosiivka and Starobeshevo because the invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine has taken place’, – Poroshenko said.
The head of state has also informed that meeting of NSDC will be convened to work out a plan of the following actions. ‘President’s place is in Kyiv today’.
He has also said that Ukraine would immediately initiate UN Security Council meeting. ‘The world has to assess the aggravation of the situation in Ukraine’, – Poroshenko said.
According to him Ukraine is going to appeal to its European partners to call en emergency meeting of the Council of the European Union.
President has also mentioned that despite seven planned important meetings he has taken decision to cancel his visit to Turkey.