Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Nikolsky / RIA Novosti
In the office of the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that the meeting with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Israel possible. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
The press service of the office said that the talks between the presidents was not planned, but they can interfere on the sidelines of the world Holocaust forum. If this happens, Zelensky is going to discuss the issue further exchanges of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev.
Earlier, Putin aide Yuri Ushakov said that Kiev has asked Moscow meeting of the two leaders. He stressed that the Russian side had not refused the request of Kiev on the meeting of Putin with Zelensky, however, taking into account the schedule of negotiations is hardly possible. According to Ushakov, such proposals have been received from many States.
At the end of last year, Zelensky said that he wants to negotiate with Putin about a new exchange of prisoners until January. According to the Ukrainian leader, it is desirable that it be held in the format “all for all”.
The last exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine took place in September. Within it returned to Kyiv detained after the incident in the Kerch Strait and the Ukrainian sailors convicted for terrorism, the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, and went to Moscow for the editor in chief of “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky, the witness on the case of downed in Donbass “Boeing” Vladimir tzemach, and others.
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