Erdogan proposes to create an international commission to investigate the explosion of the Kakhovka HPP

Erdogan proposes to create an international commission to investigate the explosion of the Kakhovka HPP

putin cynically calls the destruction of the dam "barbaric"

Erdogan proposes to create an international commission to investigate the explosion of the Kakhovka HPP

An international commission should be set up to investigate the explosion of the Kakhovka dam.

Source. This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, BBC reports.

Erdogan spoke on the phone with Volodymyr Zelensky and vladimir putin on Wednesday. During the conversation with putin, he also voiced the idea of creating an international commission.

The report on putin and Erdogan's conversation on the kremlin's website does not contain information about the Turkish president's proposal, but it does say that putin accused the Ukrainian side of "placing a dangerous bet on escalating hostilities" and "organizing sabotage on russian territory." putin cited the "barbaric" destruction of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant as an example.

In a conversation with Zelensky, the Turkish leader suggested that the creation of a commission to investigate the dam collapse could be agreed upon during negotiations under a scheme similar to the one used for the grain deal.

There is currently no report of the conversation with Erdogan on the Ukrainian president's website. Volodymyr Zelensky's telegram channel says that during the conversation, he told Erdogan "about the humanitarian and environmental consequences of the russian terrorist attack on the Kakhovka HPP," including the risks to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, and handed over a list of Ukraine's urgent needs to eliminate the disaster.

Background. As reported, Zelensky and putin will come to Turkey after Erdogan's inauguration – separately.

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