Dmitriy Peskov, the spokesperson of Russian president confirmed the information on a phone talk between Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia that took place on February 12 as RIA News reported.
According to Peskov, the talk took place upon an initiative of Kyiv and Poroshenko expressed the condolences due to the crash of An-148.
'He talked about the readiness to cooperate in the line of the production plant and establish the reasons for the plane crash', Peskov noted.
Also, the leaders discussed the fulfillment of the Minsk Agreements and situation of the prisoners' exchange between Kyiv and Donbas.
'The necessity of the continuation of the process of the prisoners' exchange was mentioned. The presidents dwelled on this issue more detained', Peskov specified.
Preliminary, the reason for the phone talk between the presidents became the third anniversary of the signing of the Minsk Agreements.
The last phone talk of the leaders of the Normandy Four took place on July 24, 2017. Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel participated in it.
The Administration of the Ukrainian president did not report on the bilateral negotiations of Poroshenko and Putin since October 2014 but they were held time from time. Particularly, two phone talks between the presidents of Ukraine and Russia were confirmed in March 2017.
Peskov reported in January 2018 that the contacts between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine took place. The Administration of Poroshenko reminded that he did not meet Putin in the bilateral format during the last three years.