The Kremlin noted that they are ready to discuss only bilateral relations.
On December 21, 2021, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that he was ready to call Russian President Vladimir Putin himself / Illustration REUTERS
The Kremlin said that they are ready to discuss only bilateral relations with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
As reported TSN, said the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov in the program “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin”, write the Russian media.
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However, said Peskov, they will not communicate as a party to the conflict in Donbass.
“You know that Zelensky wants to talk to Putin as a party to the conflict. The issue of settlement is not a question for Putin. Putin says: if you want to communicate, let’s talk about bilateral relations,” the Kremlin spokesman said.
When asked if Zelenskiy could come to the meeting of the CIS heads of state in St. Petersburg, Peskov laughed: “Zelenskiy can come, of course, but I don’t think he will.”
Zelensky’s meeting with Putin:
- On December 21, 2021, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that he was ready to call Russian President Vladimir Putin himself if the administrations of the heads of state fail to agree on a meeting.
- The President stressed that he does not communicate with Putin now.
- On December 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it was almost impossible to build a relationship with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
- The President of the Russian Federation believes that people who want to improve relations with Russia are being “destroyed” in Ukraine.
- Earlier, Zelensky’s spokesman Sergei Nikiforov said that “the President of Ukraine will be ready to discuss the agenda proposed by Moscow as soon as fundamental issues such as the occupation of a part of Ukrainian territory by Russia or the holding of Ukrainian citizens hostage disappear from Ukrainian-Russian relations.”