Turkey making efforts for immediate ceasefire, Erdogan tells Ukraine's Zelenskiy

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a virtual summit called in by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine, in Istanbul, Turkey February 25, 2022. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

ISTANBUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a phone call on Saturday that Ankara is making efforts for an immediate ceasefire.

In a statement, the Turkish Presidency said Erdogan also expressed condolences for Ukrainians killed in the Russian attack.

Reporting by Yesim Dikmen and Ece Toksabay Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun Editing by Catherine Evans

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