Petro Poroshenko Photo: Mikhail palinchak / TASS
The ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko asked for a wedding of one of the freed in the exchange between Russia and Ukraine seafarers after he was invited to the wedding of the current President, Vladimir Zelensky. About it writes the edition kp.ua.
We are talking about sailor Andrew Adair. As tells the edition of his father Dmitri, when talking about invitations, Poroshenko himself took the initiative. “Peter asked, “And me for a wedding invite?”. Well Andrew and said Yes” — it conveys the dialogue of his son with the ex-President.
At the same time, as said Dmitry Adair, Andrew Zelensky invited to the wedding independently. The father freed the sailor says that he sees the invitation of the former President’s nothing wrong, but suggests that he will not come to the celebration. “Most importantly, what would Peter have not forgotten after the wedding as much as a year. But I hope we get to remind him about the invitation,” he says.
On 12 September in the green yard of the Mariinsky Palace in Kiev held a meeting of the President of Ukraine and the release of the sailors. During the meeting Zelensky has declared that the Navy was given apartments in Odessa. Then some of them invited the President to their wedding.
The exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kyiv took place on September 7. 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 Ukrainian prisoners. The exchange took place according to the formula “35 on 35”.
22 seafarers and two security personnel were detained along with three ships in the incident in the Kerch Strait, which occurred in November 2018. They were accused of illegal crossing of the Russian border in an organized group.
Video, photo All from Russia.