Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar made statements about the developments on the agenda. Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, who was a guest at Anadolu Agency's Editorial Desk, made statements about the A400M aircraft that were stranded in Ukraine. In this context, Akar
“The battle began on February 24 at 4.30 am. Our planes landed on the night of February 23. Our planes went there as part of humanitarian aid. While our planes were taxiing, the airspace was closed and they stayed there. There may be a provocation of uncontrollable groups. Planes will come at the first opportunity.”
used his statements. Noting that the crew was healthy and changed from time to time, Akar said that the maintenance of the aircraft was also carried out. Noting that the contacts with both countries continue, Akar stated that the problem can be resolved in the coming days.
TAF's A400M transport planes flew to Ukraine
Two A2M transport aircraft affiliated with the Turkish Air Force took off from Eskişehir and flew to Boryspil International Airport in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.
At midnight on February 24, 2022, President of Ukraine Zelensky made a statement in Russian. In his statement, Zelensky told the citizens of the Russian Federation that Ukraine does not pose a threat to Russia. Zelensky stated in his speech that he wanted to have a phone call with Putin, but that it was a fruitless attempt and that Russia was stationed on the Ukrainian border with 200 soldiers.
Stating that Ukraine and Russia have a border of 200 km, Zelensky said that the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian government want peace and are striving in this direction. Zelensky, on the other hand, said that Russia had ordered the troops in the region to "advance", and at the same time, Russia had closed its airspace on the border with Ukraine for air traffic control security reasons.