Russian leader Vladimir Putin is ready for negotiations with his Ukrainian counterpart about matters of Ukraine-Russia bilateral relations. Dmitriy Peskov, Putin's press secretary said so as quoted by RIA Novosti news agency.
The official added that there was no information about this meeting from the Office of President of Ukraine
"Political advisors of leaders of the Minsk Four countries are working and contacting all the time. [Deputy of Russian presidential administration Dmitriy] Kozak is in round-the-clock contact with the Office of President of Ukraine. There was no certain information from the Office of President of Ukraine", Peskov said.
Earlier, we reported that President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky would offer his Russian colleague to hold talks in Jerusalem or Vienna. New Time wrote that, referring to its own sources.
"Jerusalem and the Austrian capital, Vienna, are being considered for bilateral talks between Volodymyr Zelensky and Vladimir Putin," the message said.
The active phase of preparations for the meeting of presidents will begin after the May holidays. "The Prime Minister of Israel Netanyahu has a trusting relationship with us and with Russia.
Therefore, Jerusalem is a good option. There is another variant - Vienna. Both places are different in terms of security and ensuring equality of the parties," the source said.