Macron has called the Russian-Ukrainian exchange of prisoners is a critical step

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The President of France Emmanuel macron welcomed on 7 September, the exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine. This reports the press service of the Elysee Palace.

According to the French leader, the exchange of prisoners was an important step in the resumption of bilateral talks between Kiev and Moscow. “The President of the Republic welcomed the exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine. This is a crucial step in the resumption of a constructive dialogue that should be continued in the coming weeks”, — is spoken in the message.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump congratulated Russia and Ukraine with the completion of the procedures for the exchange of prisoners. According to him, “this is very good news and a giant step towards peace”.

The exchange of prisoners between Kiev and Moscow began on the morning of 7 September. Plane special flight detachment “Russia” with the Russians on Board has landed in Moscow. Around the same time at the Boryspil airport landed the plane with the Ukrainian prisoners. The exchange took place according to the formula “35 on 35”. In Moscow, in particular, went to the chief editor of the portal “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky and the former commander of the air defense of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Vladimir tzemach. Russia gave Ukraine filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and all detainees in the Kerch Strait sailors.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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