Peskov said he had not heard from Putin’s threats to “crush the Ukrainian army”

Peskov said he had not heard from Putin’s threats to “crush the Ukrainian army”

Moscow. August 31. INTERFAX.RU Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said he had not heard in the negotiations “channel four” in 2015, Vladimir Putin’s threats to “crush the Ukrainian army.”


“I was almost all the talks I have not heard a phrase,” said Sands, answering the question if he had heard such a remark from the President.

The former President of France Francois Hollande published his memoir in which he talks about the negotiations “channel four” in 2015. According to journalists, the book contains information about the fact that Putin had threatened “to crush the Ukrainian army.”

Peskov said that did not read the memoirs of the French President, so can’t comment on excerpts from the book.

“Norman Quartet” — the quadrilateral group of heads of state and foreign Ministers, which is engaged in the production decisions of the political situation in Ukraine. Of the Quartet meeting held in June 2014.

Earlier it was reported that at the upcoming summit in the Normandy format with participation of heads of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany may be held in Paris. Temporal parameters is not yet defined.

“We agreed that it should be well prepared to any real result after its implementation. The experts were instructed to continue work on the preparation of the meeting. Not even outlined time parameters, but the option is discussed,” — said on August 20, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov in an interview with the newspaper “Izvestia”.

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  • The Kremlin has denied the harsh tone Poroshenko talks with Putin
  • The Normandy format prescribed Donbass “road map”

Interesting anecdote in Hollande”s book: After a sleepless night of talks on Ukraine with Hollande & Merkel in Minsk, Putin suddenly says he needs to consult advisors. But he actually gets a 2-hour power nap while the two leaders are kept waiting outside, struggling to stay awake

— Michel Rose (@MichelReuters) April 20, 2018