Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held telephone talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the latest situation in Ukraine was discussed, the Turkish leader stated the importance of establishing a sustainable ceasefire, the Turkish leader’s office told.

“President Erdogan had a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy… President Erdogan said he would continue his efforts to organize a meeting between Ukrainian President Zelenskiy and Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a meeting with Zelenskiy, President Erdogan said that Ankara is striving to achieve a sustainable ceasefire as soon as possible and that the continuation of the war is not beneficial to anyone,” the Turkish leader’s office said in a statement.