Putin and Poroshenko discussed situation in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, in the course of which the two leaders stressed the importance of maintaining by the parties to the internal conflict in Ukraine of a ceasefire in the southeast of the country. Kremlin official web-site informs about this.
Vladimir Putin confirmed Russia's readiness to continue assisting in a peaceful resolution of the crisis.
The two leaders also exchanged views on pressing issues of economic cooperation. They agreed to continue work at various levels to resolve the issues that have arisen after Ukraine's signing of the Association Agreement with the EU.