Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
Russian President Vladimir Putin began a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky with the word “Hello”. This was stated press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA Novosti.
Thus the representative of the Kremlin responded to the question whether Zelensky conversation with Putin with the theme of the Donbas and Crimea. “It is necessary to ask in Kiev, but the Russian President began with “Hello”,” — said Peskov.
The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held a telephone conversation at the initiative of Kyiv on July 11. The Kremlin said the two leaders discussed the settlement of the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine and the return of persons held on both sides.
In June, Zelensky said he will begin meeting with Putin, drawing 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.
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