On the civilian side, Turkey’s government-backed housing agency, TOKI, will build 500 houses in Ukraine for Crimean Tatars displaced from the Russia-controlled peninsula,

Turkish and Ukrainian officials announced in Istanbul on Saturday. The houses will be built in Kyiv, Kherson and Mykolaiv, said Murat Kurum, Turkey’s Environment and Urbanization Minister. TOKI has undertaken the construction of houses after natural disasters in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia.