Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to work towards a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. This was stated by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during a press conference at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo saying that “ our goal is to bring the two leaders together to ensure that decisions are made at the leader level. The whole world pays the price of war. “” Even leaders who want the war to continue must be persuaded. As Turkey, we have not lost hope, we will continue our efforts, ” he added. Read also For his part, the spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Ibrahim Kalin, made it clear that Turkey will not recognize the referendums that are being held in the territories of Ukraine conquered by the Russians. Ankara ” recognizes the territorial integrity of Ukraine and its people ”, he stressed. “We do not consider the unilateral referendum attempts correct, we do not recognize the referendum in Crimea and the result held in 2014. Our position on these such referendums is clear,” said Kalin. Turkey, he added, is “the only country” that makes “sincere efforts and strives to end the war”.