UN chief to visit Turkey before Moscow and Kyiv

The UN’s Secretary General will visit Turkey before heading to Moscow and Kyiv.

According to a statement from the UN, Antonio Guterres will visit the capital Ankara on Monday, where he will meet Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

He will then head to Moscow on Tuesday, where he is set to meet Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and have a “working lunch” with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

His final stop will then be in Kyiv on Thursday, where he will meet Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

Turkey has served as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia during the war and has hosted peace talks between the two sides.

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