Vladimir Zilinskaite: AP
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky commented on a telephone conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin with the phrase “the crown of the head will not fall off”. The video of his speech published in the Telegram-channel Skabeeva.
Zelensky said that he sees nothing wrong in his conversation with Putin. In addition, he expressed readiness to exchange prisoners between the two countries. “Give us all our” — said the Ukrainian leader.
Earlier Zelensky has signed a decree pardoning Sergei Litvinov, who was convicted in Russia. In the summer of 2014 the Russian side has accused the average Ukrainian volunteer battalion “Dnepr” in the killing of several civilians in the combat zone in the Donbass. According to investigators, Litvinov came on Russian territory independently under the guise of a civilian to receive medical treatment in a hospital in Rostov region, where he was arrested.
Putin and Zelensky held the first telephone talks since joining last as President of Ukraine on July 11. After conversation in the Kremlin reported that the presidents discussed the settlement of the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine and return of individuals held by both sides, as well as the continuation of contacts in the “Normandy format”.
In Kiev, the negotiations the two leaders called a step to the revival of the “Normandy format”.
Video, photo All from Russia.