The Kremlin said Putin offer Zelensky


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The proposal of the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky on the negotiations on the settlement in Ukraine will be considered, but so far Russia is not ready to give an answer. About this informed the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS.

According to him, Zelensky suggested an absolutely new format of negotiations. “First, you need to understand whether the prospects of such a meeting, and secondly, you need to understand what this format offers,” — said the representative of the Kremlin.

Peskov explained that the United States are not parties to the Channel process. In addition, signatures of the American representatives there and under the Minsk agreements, he said.

Earlier on 8 July Zelensky appealed to his counterpart Vladimir Putin to hold talks. He stressed that Kyiv does not change and does not waive any diplomatic formats. According to the Ukrainian leader, the meeting can be held with the mediation of US President Donald trump, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may and French leader Emmanuel Macron.

In June, Zelensky named the first the phrase with which he will begin meeting with Putin. Responding to a question of journalists, he said that will pay attention to the territorial affiliation of the Crimea and the Donbass. “Let’s start with the fact that the Donbass and the Crimea is Ukraine”, — gave his future the words of the Ukrainian leader.

The “channel format” — the diplomatic group comprising representatives of Germany, Russia, France and Ukraine on settling the situation in Donbas. In February 2015, the leaders of the four countries adopted in Minsk document, providing, in particular, the introduction in the region of the cease-fire and a legislative recognition of the special status of the region.

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