Putin’s press secretary: Zelensky and Putin shook hands when meeting
This is the first meeting between Zelensky and Putin
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian leader Vladimir Putin shook hands before the Normandy Summit. Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said this, RIA News reported.
It is worth noting that this is the first meeting of Zelensky and Putin.
As we reported, the peace negotiations, known as the Normandy format, started back in 2014. The last Normandy Four meeting took place in October 2016, the roadmap on establishing peace in Ukraine was elaborated, however, the parties failed to fulfill it.