HOW FAR IS TURKEY FROM UKRAINE?
Turkey has always had good relations with Ukraine. There are political, commercial and cultural ties between Turkey and Ukraine. It is known that the two countries trade with each other in large quantities.
Many of the Ukrainians who left Ukraine due to the Ukraine-Russia war immigrated to Turkey. Ukrainians can live safely in Turkey under very good conditions. Turkey remained neutral in the Ukraine-Russia war. However, it is known that the armed unmanned aerial vehicles (SİHA) produced in Turkey were sold to the Ukrainian Army. Thereupon, it is claimed that the Russian government wanted Turkey to give the same weapons to the Russian Army. You can read the article titled “Does Turkey Support Russia” about Turkey’s relations with Russia. Turkey is a NATO member state. We recommend you to read the article titled “Is Turkey a NATO Member” on this subject.
The distance between Turkey and Ukraine is approximately 2,000 kilometers. It is possible to reach Turkey from Ukraine by plane and road. You can learn about Turkey’s geographical information from articles titled ”Is Turkey in Europe” and ”Is Turkey in the Middle East”.
It is said that Turks are very popular in Ukraine. It is known that many Turks live in Ukraine. Most of the Turks living in Ukraine returned to Turkey from Ukraine due to the war. It is estimated that many Turks and Ukrainians are married. It is seen that some of these families continue to live in Ukraine and some of them come to Turkey. Turkish Foreign Affairs took the necessary measures to evacuate Turkish citizens from Ukraine before the war.
Under normal conditions, it is possible to travel from Turkey to Ukraine by plane. Planes departing from Turkey go to 6 different destinations in Ukraine. These are Odessa, Kherson, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Lviv, Zaporizhia. It is stated that the airspace was closed due to the war and flights were canceled. It does not seem possible to travel from Ukraine to Turkey by plane at the moment. Turkey has played a role in solving the problems related to the grain-laden ships stranded in Ukrainian ports due to the war. An agreement was reached between the two countries with the initiatives of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is the arbitrator between Ukraine and Russia. Thus, the world was saved from a great food crisis. With the grain shipment agreement signed between Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the United Nations (UN), billions of people were prevented from entering a food crisis. This agreement will be followed by the coordination center established in Istanbul. Before the agreement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary General Guterres made a joint statement. In the statement, Guterres thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.