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externalErdogan says Crimea should be returned to Ukraine

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskAugust 24, 2022 6:39 am

During the International Crimea Platform summit, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that under international law, Crimea should be returned to Ukraine. Erdogan also reiterated that Turkey didn't recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. "Ensuring the safety and well-being of our Crimean Tatar compatriots is also among Turkiye's priorities," Erdogan was quoted as saying by CNN.

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