BERLIN, August 18. /Basereporter.com/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to continue to work on resolving the Ukrainian crisis. He said this to journalists before his talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“Of course, we’re going to talk about Ukraine, – he noted, speaking about the themes of the upcoming talks. In the context of the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, which, unfortunately, is not making any progress, I mean to emphasize the lack of an alternative implementation of the Minsk agreements, noting our interest in the work in the framework of the Normandy format and the contact group, the willingness to continue to assist the special monitoring mission of the UN.”
“I hope that we will be able to still move in this direction”, – the President added.