Leader Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky had telephone conversations, said the leadership of the Russian Federation.
The conversation took place at the initiative of Kyiv.
the head countries discussed the situation in the Donbass. For example, the leaders of the 2 countries positively considered the adoption of additional measures to stop the fire.
this week the contact group in Minsk agreed on steps to sustain the truce. They include a ban of offensive and acts of sabotage, fire, and among them a sniper, and the deployment of weapons in populated areas. Authorized Donetsk and Lugansk republics already announced the transition to full permanent cease-fire on July 27.
in a press-service of office of the President of Ukraine Also told that Putin and Zelensky addressed the issue of mine clearing of territories in the Donbas and the opening of new checkpoints on the demarcation line.
in conversation with the Russian colleague Zelensky said about the need to take further steps to release detained persons.
"The parties Also discussed the law on the special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, which is under consideration in the political subgroup of the trilateral contact group, and the law on decentralization, which predusmatrivaet amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine ", - notified on the Internet representative office Zelensky.
During the conversation, Putin said Ukrainian statements about the inevitability of the Minsk agreements are required to be supported in practice. So, for example, the President of Russia has noticed that the decision of the fifteen of July, the Verkhovna Rada resolution on holding the local elections is contrary to the agreement and jeopardizes the prospects for settlement.
"in addition, expressed an important concern about recent statements occupying a high post officials of Ukraine on the inadmissibility of certain provisions of the "package of measures" and the need for its revision ", - told In the leadership of the Russian Federation.
It is noted that During the conversation the Russian side emphasized the priority of execution taken by the leaders of the "Normandy format" solutions, and among them the results of the Paris summit at the beginning of winter 2019.
The presidents also exchanged views on the situation around pandemic coronavirus.
before the Verkhovna Rada appointed on October 25, the next local elections, while on the uncontrolled territories of Kiev They would not take place. In the decision of the Ukrainian Parliament indicated that They will be held only after the restoration observations on the border with Russia. The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that this step can be regarded as the actual exit of Ukraine from the Minsk agreements.
in the capital of Russia has many times drawn attention to the fact that Kiev failed to fulfill its obligations under these agreements. The Russian authorities underlined that the implementation of this document should help to resolve the conflict.