The presidents met near the Mariinsky Palace.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky met with President of Turkey Recep Erdogan during ceremony of the meeting, the Turkish leader originally welcomed the guard of honor, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In turn, the honor guard responded to the Turkish President with the words: “glory to the Heroes!”.
The two presidents visited lined up in front of the Mariinsky Palace the guard of honor and heard anthems of Turkey and Ukraine and introduced the official delegations of both countries.
Then Zelensky and Erdogan went to the ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine, where talks are planned. After the heads of state plan to sign a number of Ukrainian-Turkish bilateral documents.