The Ukraine uses Turkish-made drones (drones) in the conflict zone in the Donbas area was raised by Vladimir Putin in Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during the telephone conversation that the two leaders had earlier on Friday, the Kremlin announced.
According to the government statement, “the President of Russia drew attention (to his Turkish counterpart) to the fact that Kiev continues the catastrophic line, aimed at undermining the Minsk agreements».
It is also pointed out that this catastrophic line is confirmed by challenging activity of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the conflict zone, which includes the use of offensive drones Bayraktar.
“It was stressed that Kiev needs to abandon any attempt to use force in Donbas,” the statement said, according to telegrams from TASS and Reuters.
The Russian president’s spokesman on Wednesday Dmitry Peshkov had left open the possibility of a telephone conversation between the two leaders on December 3, during which the issue of Ukraine would be discussed, reports the APE BPE.
Commenting on Erdogan’s statements, that Turkey is ready to mediate In settling relations between Russia and Ukraine, Peshkov had pointed out that this depended on how such mediation would be expressed.
What Ankara says about the communication between the two men
A statement from the Turkish Presidency, quoted by the Turkish television network TRT, quoted by TASS news agency from Ankara, said that the two leaders discussed the situation in Syria, Libya, Ukraine and on developments between Azerbaijan and Armenia, as well as issues related to the improvement of Turkish-Russian relations.