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Turkey tells Ukraine ceasefire needed for safe evacuations, aid shipments

Reuters WORLD
Published March 06,2022

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told his Ukrainian counterpart Oleksii Reznikov on Sunday that a ceasefire, even for a limited time, was urgently needed for safe civilian evacuations and aid shipments, his ministry said.

In a phone call, Akar also conveyed Turkey's "expectation for the security of our citizens who have not been evacuated or are being evacuated to be ensured", the Turkish Defence Ministry said in a statement.