Kremlin: Trump, Putin agree to create "special channel" for settlement of Ukrainian crisis

Kremlin: Trump, Putin agree to create "special channel" for settlement of Ukrainian crisis

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Ukraine during their first meeting in Hamburg on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said this to journalists after a meeting between Trump and Putin, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"While discussing Ukraine, the American side said that they appointed a special representative for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis. We expect him to arrive in Moscow in the near future," Lavrov said.

According to him, the parties decided to create a "channel between the representative of the Russian Federation and the representative of the United States in order to use the opportunities that the United States has and to promote the settlement on the basis of the Minsk agreements, taking into account the potential established in the contact group and "Normandy format."

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