Zelensky calls Putin to discuss Russia-Ukraine relations
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky have exchanged New Year greetings and spoken out in favor of developing Russian-Ukrainian relations in 2020.
According to the Kremlin’s press service, Putin and Zelensky talked by telephone to exchange New Year greetings and speak out in favor of developing Russian-Ukrainian relations in 2020.
The Kremlin said that in the telephone conversation Putin and Zelensky "expressed positive assessment of the December 29 exchange of held persons between Kiev and Donbass on the basis of the ‘all-identified-for-all-identified’ principle."
"It was stated that this is in line with the agreements achieved at the Normandy Quartet’s summit in Paris on December 9 and promotes mutual trust. The need was stressed for going ahead with systematic implementation of the Minsk Package of Measures by the parties to the intra-Ukrainian conflict," TASS cited the Kremlin as saying.