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New telephone talks between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky will take place, but agreements about the specific date of the conversation yet. This was during the briefing said the Deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Vadim pristayko. Recording of his speech posted on YouTube.
“Telephone calls will be. You know, the basis of this particular conversation, actually 99 percent of the time was dedicated to the liberation of our seamen and our other prisoners. About the liberation of our people, we are ready to talk every day if it is necessary to have progress,” he said.
According to Pristayko, the approval date of the talks depends on the judicial decisions of the two countries, contacts between ombudsmen and representatives of the humanitarian sub-group in Minsk. “For us, it is not taboo to talk with the President of the Russian Federation, if it helps the liberation of our people,” he added.
The day before, on July 15, a member of the party “Opposition platform For life,” Nestor Shufrych said that the first phone calls of the presidents of Russia and Ukraine took place due to the fact that Zelensky has listened to the statements of the opposition. According to him, a few weeks ago, the rating of Pro-presidential party “servant of the people” began to fall, as the policy Zelensky little different from the policy of former head of state Petro Poroshenko.
Zelensky Putin held a telephone conversation on 11 July at the initiative of the Ukrainian side. 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”.
Video, photo All from Russia.