Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin “takes a wait and see attitude” regarding the meeting with the new Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky. He said this on TV channel “Russia 1”.
He noted that it is necessary to understand the approaches Zelensky. In particular, with regard to the position of Kyiv Minsk agreements, and “country of Ukraine in relation to Russia”.
According to him, “the positive approach” and is “waiting for cautious optimism”, but clear yet.
Earlier Putin in an exclusive interview to “the WORLD”, said that the restoration of relations with Ukraine is inevitable. “Can’t be between parts of the same nation or another – between the two brotherly peoples. No matter what happens in our relationship with the political elites of the past, for example, those people who are at the forefront of all its activities, throughout his life put, was, in any case, especially personal success and personal gain, and preservation of their capital, amassed at the expense of the Ukrainian people, and it is stored somewhere abroad, and such a love for the West, I think. But a new sort of leadership, I hope, is devoid of such limitations and feels free, relying on the trust that has been given by the people of Ukraine the newly elected President will be able to act vigorously in the direction of the restoration of relations between Ukraine and Russia”, – said the Russian leader.