Kremlin: Putin to congratulate new Ukrainian president on success in Donbass settlement

Kremlin: Putin to congratulate new Ukrainian president on success in Donbass settlement
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Russian President Vladimir Putin will congratulate Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky on the first success in the settlement in Donbass and the normalization of Russian-Ukrainian relations if any occur, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists in response to the question on whether the Russian leader will congratulate Zelensky on his inauguration, ONAreports citing TASS.

"President Putin will congratulate President Zelensky on the first success in the settlement of the domestic conflict in southeastern Ukraine and on the first success in the normalization of Russian-Ukrainian relations," he stressed. 

On Monday, Zelensky took the oath in Verkhovna Rada and was inaugurated as President of Ukraine.

Aida Tinayeva

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