KIEV, Ukraine | The Latest: Turkey ponders mediation in Russia-Ukraine spat
KIEV, Ukraine — The Latest on raised tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local):
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has discussed the possibility of a Turkish mediation to resolve tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Sea of Azov.
Erdogan made the comments early Thursday, hours after he held separate telephone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
The Turkish leader said: “Can we assume a mediator role?