On 21 September, 2014 «Peace marches» in support of the territorial integrity and state sovereignty of Ukraine were held in Istanbul, Izmir and in Antalya. Ukrainian and Turkish citizens as well as different nationalities including Crimean Tatars who live in Turkey participated in the marsh. The marsh was held under a state flags of Ukraine and national flags of Crimean Tatars. Participants of the demarche had banners with slogans: «Long life to Ukraine», «We do not want war», «Get out hands from Ukraine», «Crimea is Ukraine», «No War».
Participants of the «Peace march» expressed demands to ensure peace in Ukraine and sang Ukrainian national anthem in front of the General Consular of the Russian Federation in Istanbul. Ukrainian citizens called to withdraw Russian troops from the territory of Ukraine, to return the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to Ukraine, to stop broadcasting and spreading disinformation by Russian media about developments in Ukraine which leads to hostility between the Ukrainian and Russian peoples.