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 Nuland’s meeting with Surkov on Donbas not meant to yield some results - it was just exchange of views, Putin’s spokesperson says

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State Victoria Nuland and Personal advisor to the Russian President Vladislav Surkov have just exchanged views during the meeting but no decisions were taken.

Spokesperson to the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said, Censor.NET reports citing TASS.

"It (yesterday's meeting held in Moscow - Ed.) was not meant to yield some results. It was a brief exchange of views," he said.

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Peskov confirmed that the subject of the conversation between Surkov and Nuland was the situation in the Donbas and implementation of the Minsk agreements. "You know that the United States is not a party to the Normandy format and it was decided to share the first-hand knowledge, to establish the working mechanism of exchange. Such contacts take place just within this mechanism," Putin's spokesperson said.

 
 
 
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