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 "Get out of Donbas" does not mean "take Donbas" - Foreign Ministry spokesman on Russian Forbes’ article

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko could offer Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop the military and other support to illegal armed groups in the Donbas.

This was stated by Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis on his Twitter page on Monday, Censor.NET reports.

"Get out of the Donbas" does not mean "take the Donbas", but quite the opposite," Perebyinis wrote.

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Earlier, Russian edition of Forbes citing own sources wrote that during a meeting with businessmen on March 19, Vladimir Putin said that Poroshenko allegedly offered him to 'take' the Donbas, to which Putin said that he did not need it, and advised the Ukrainian president either recognize Donbas' independence or pay pensions and other social benefits to its inhabitants.


 
 
 
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