President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Chairman of the Political Council of Opposition Platform – For Life Viktor Medvedchuk as Strana reported.
Ukrainian politician visited Russia after Strasbourg to share the experience of the visit of the European Parliament. The talk with the Russian leader coincided with the departure of Belarusian leader Olexander Lukashenko walked by Putin. The meeting took place with the presence of Lukashenko.
Viktor Medvedchuk told about peace plan on Donbas and stop of the military actions based on Minsk Agreements. He met with new lawmakers from England, Belgium and Slovakia in the European Parliament.
According to Medvedchuk, the EU Parliament is ready to help and his offers really can turn the situation for better.
“Now Ukraine has a chance, when it is possible to be done with “party of war” of Poroshenko and hear the point of view of “party of peace”. It is important that upon the initiative of Volodymyr Zelenksy the phone talk with Vladimir Putin took place. One of the tasks is the restoration of the economic ties between Russia and Ukraine,” Medvedchuk said, adding that 75% of people are sure that the direct dialogue is needed for peace.
Putin noted that the comprehensive settlement of the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine is possible only with the direct contract of Kyiv with the representatives of occupied Donbas.
“Any conflict in the recent history was solved without negotiations of the sides of the conflict,” Putin emphasized.
He added that Moscow will do everything possible to make the process to “take place with the necessary tempo and quality. Putin said that the attraction of the European partners to the settlement of the situation in Donbas is a positive case.
“We strongly welcome it,” he noted.