The President of Russia Vladimir Putin during telephone conversation “subject” was not discussed with his American counterpart Donald trump the situation in the Donbass. This was stated to journalists the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
According to Peskov, the negotiations “he stressed the need for” speedy resolution of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine, but details of what is happening in the Donbass was not discussed.
While the Kremlin has called the current escalation of the Ukrainian crisis “another reason” in the shortest possible time to resume the Russian-American dialogue. “I guess this is another reason for an early resumption of dialogue and cooperation between Russia and America”, — said Peskov.
The Kremlin added that the world community must call on Kiev to “stop the provocations”.
In a statement on the Kremlin website, where disclosed details of the conversation trump and Putin, earlier said that during the meeting “covered all major aspects of the crisis in Ukraine”, however, it was reported which.
The Financial Times on Tuesday, January 31, tied the aggravation on the frontline in the Donbass with the conversation between the two presidents. In Kiev, according to the publication, there were concerns that trump may cancel anti-Russian sanctions for the sake of the reset with Moscow. According to Peskov, the topic of lifting sanctions in the course of the conversation did not rise.
Clashes between self-proclaimed militia DND and Ukrainian military began on 29 January in the town of Avdeevka. Sides of the conflict blame at the beginning of the shelling and the escalation of the conflict to each other. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry blamed the escalation of the situation “the Russian terrorist forces”.
The UN Security Council demanded the immediate return to ceasefire in the Donbass.