President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and leader of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin agreed to reactivate cooperation on release of detained people, as the press office of the Russian President reported.
“Under the initiative of the Ukrainian side Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine, had a phone conversation. They agreed on the reactivation of cooperation on release of detained people. They also discussed prospects of cooperation in “Normandy format”,” the message reads.
According to Kremlin’s press release, the question of violation of ceasefire in Donbas on August 6 was discussed.
“President of Russia stressed that it is necessary to exclude further attacks from the side of Ukrainian troops at civilian settlements of Donbas which lead to civilian casualties. The critical importance of a graduate implementation of Minsk Agreements including judicial aspects of providing a special status to LNR and DNR (so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics in Donbas, - ed.) was confirmed,” the message reads.
A need to hold a constructive dialogue between the sides was mentioned.
The press office of Ukraine’s President informed that the parties have discussed the process of diming near Stanytsia Luhanska.