"Just a month and a half after the attempted coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016, we started the Euphrates Shield operation (in Syria - ed.).

We have become more active than ever before in a wide geography, from Africa to the Caucasus, from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.

According to APA's Istanbul correspondent, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlud Çavuşoğlu said this during his speech dedicated to the "July 15 - Democracy and National Unity Day" holiday in Alanya.

He noted that peace and stability cannot be talked about without the participation of Turkey in these regions: "You can see this in the latest Ukraine crisis.

"Turkey is the most important actor for stopping the war and eliminating the food crisis."