ANKARA 

Kiev is calling on Russia to end its occupation of Ukraine to achieve stability in the region, said a top official of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry.

“Unfortunately, from what we see, the Black Sea is now not an area of cooperation, but an area of instability and this is because one of our neighbors, the Russian Federation, broke international law and invaded the sovereign country Ukraine,” Oleksii Makeiev, the ministry’s political director, told Anadolu Agency.

Makeiev on Tuesday started a two-day working visit of the capital Ankara for political consultations between Turkey and Ukraine.

He said 7.2% of Ukrainian territory

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