In the framework of the official visit to Turkey, President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with Speaker of the Grand National Assembly İsmail Kahraman.
The Head of State expressed interest of Ukraine in enhancing interparliamentary interaction with Turkey at bilateral level and within the international organizations.
The President thanked Turkey for its support in the issues of human rights violation in the occupied Crimea and urged the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly to take further action to keep the given issue on the agenda of world politics.
The Speaker of the Grand National Assembly confirmed that Turkey does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and supports Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
İsmail Kahraman informed that a group of friendship with Ukraine had been established in the Turkish Parliament a few days ago.
Special attention was paid to the issue of recognizing the deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944 an act of genocide.