Yunus Sonnell, Turkish expert on international affairs
In an interview with a reporter from the General Station, Turkish international affairs expert Sonel said that the meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers is a positive attempt to resolve the Ukrainian crisis through diplomatic channels.
International Online Report (Reporter Yan Wei) On March 10, with the participation of Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba held a meeting in Antalya, southern Turkey. This is the highest-level meeting between Russia and Ukraine so far since Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24. On the 10th, Turkish international affairs expert Sonnell said in an interview with a reporter from the General Station that the meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers was a positive attempt to resolve the Ukrainian crisis through diplomatic channels.
The Turkish “United World International” expert Yunus Sonner has been concerned about the international situation for a long time and has a good understanding of the historical latitude and longitude of the Ukraine crisis. Regarding the meeting between the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine in Antalya, Turkey on the 10th, Sonnell believes that this is a positive attempt to resolve the Ukrainian crisis through diplomatic channels: “First of all, (today’s) talks are a positive attempt to give people An attempt with hope. The fact that all parties are at the negotiating table is a positive development and a positive development on the way to a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine.”
Sonnell believes that on the surface, the crisis occurred between Russia and Ukraine, but the root cause is that the United States is trying to maintain its unipolar international order as a global hegemon, and squeezes Russia’s living space through NATO’s eastward expansion, leading to intensified competition among major powers. , escalating: “The Ukraine crisis is not a crisis limited to Ukraine. In fact, it is a crisis about great powers competing against each other and the United States trying to maintain a unipolar world.”
Sonnell said that Turkey has been actively mediating in the Ukraine crisis, first of all because Turkey has close economic and trade ties with Russia and Ukraine in the fields of energy, agriculture and tourism. Secondly, starting from its own security, it is also the right choice for Turkey to resolve the Ukrainian crisis as soon as possible because it is in a volatile and troubled area.Return to Sohu, see more
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