Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
In the Kremlin there is an understanding about the need to continue the process of exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by TASS on Tuesday, September 10
“To say the timing is premature, but an understanding that we need to go out there,” said he. Official Kremlin spokesman also reminded reporters that the recent exchange took place after careful preparation.
9 September, it was reported that the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky instructed his team to continue to work on the exchange with Moscow. Assistant of the Ukrainian leader Andrey Ermak said that Kiev intends to get from Russia a few hundred of its citizens.
Exchange of prisoners by the formula “35 on 35” was held on 7 September. Plane special flight detachment “Russia” with the Russians on Board has landed in Moscow. Around the same time in Borispol airport aircraft arrived with the Ukrainians. Zelensky met at the gangway arrived prisoners. After an exchange of a telephone conversation between the two leaders.
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