The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the condition Putin's meeting and Zelensky in the Crimea
The head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba believes the unthinkable is now a meeting of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Crimea, called the condition in which it is possible.
Putin on Monday took part in the laying of two amphibious assault ships on the Kerch plant "Zaliv". Zelensky, according to Ukrainian media, at this time resting on the island biruchiy in the Kherson region near the Crimea. Ukrainian media speculated that Putin and Zelensky can hold a secret meeting.
"The meeting in the Crimea President Putin and Zelensky possible during the ceremony of lifting the Russian flag and raising of the Ukrainian flag there in connection with the restoration of the complete sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied Crimea. Nothing, unfortunately, about Russia's readiness to conduct such a ceremony I do not know" - said Kuleba at a briefing on Tuesday.
According to him, in this situation the meeting of the leaders of the two States most "unthinkable", as Putin went to Crimea to reinforce its military presence in Crimea.
Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue "is closed permanently."