Donald trump and Vladimir Putinto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
Kiev asked the US to clarify the discussion of new ideas on the settlement of the armed conflict in the Donbass, which took place at talks of Russian President Vladimir Putin and us leader Donald trump. On Wednesday, July 18, “Interfax” has informed a source in diplomatic circles.
“Ukraine has asked for official clarifications from Washington about the alleged discussions on the American-Russian meeting in Helsinki of the new proposals on settlement of the situation in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine, said the President of Russia in his interview to the Russian media,” said the source.
The spokesman added that Kiev had proposed to Washington to officially refute this information in the case, if such a topic at the talks was not mentioned.
Putin and trump have agreed to study the issue of settlement of the crisis in the South-East of Ukraine at the expert level. According to the Russian leader, it could be a positive element moving forward.
The meeting of Putin and trump was held in Helsinki on 16 July. These talks were the first full meeting of the leaders of Russia and the USA. It lasted nearly four hours and included a private tete-a-tete.
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