Putin and Merkel discussed the negotiations on the transit of gas through Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation discussed the breeding of forces in the Donbass, as well as the question of tripartite talks on the terms of Russian gas transit through Ukraine.

Путин и Меркель обсудили переговоры по транзиту газа через Украину

RIA Novosti”Confirmed their commitment to further coordination of efforts of Russia and Germany in the “Normandy format”, including in the preparation of a possible summit in this format”, — stated in the message of the Kremlin.

It noted that the parties also stressed the importance of respecting the Minsk package of measures in 2015 to resolve domestic conflict.

In addition, the policy discussed the situation in Syria and Libya and agreed to continue contacts at various levels.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the issue of negotiations with Ukraine on gas transit has already been presented, it has not changed.

October 30, in Budapest, Putin said that Moscow is ready for “constructive work, and by pumping gas through Ukraine, and gas supplies to Ukraine”.

The President stressed that Russia and Ukraine should get rid of mutual claims on gas.

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