The Kremlin announced Putin’s direct question to Zelensky about the Minsk agreements :: Politics :: RBC


The reason was “famous statements” by the Ukrainian authorities, the Kremlin said. Kiev has repeatedly stated the need to change the Minsk agreements after the meeting of the "Norman Four", which made decisions on a settlement in the Donbass

Vladimir Putin

(Photo: Michael Metzel / TASS)

President Vladimir Putin, during a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky, asked him a question about whether Kiev intends to actually implement the Minsk agreements. About it reported on the Kremlin website.

“In connection with the well-known statements of representatives of the Ukrainian leadership, Vladimir Putin directly posed the question of whether Kiev intends to actually implement the Minsk agreements,” the Kremlin said.

Zelensky and Putin discuss preparations for the Norman Four summit

During a telephone conversation with Zelensky, Putin also emphasized the importance of the full and unconditional implementation of those measures that were adopted at the summit in the "Norman format" on December 9, 2019.

According to the statement, in a conversation the heads of state discussed issues of maintaining a ceasefire, further separation of forces and means on the contact line and mine clearance in Donbass. The Kremlin also announces its readiness to continue exchanging conflict-related individuals.


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