Kyiv calls on Washington to clarify ‘new proposals on Ukraine’ that Putin and Trump discussed in Helsinki

Ukraine requested that the United States clarify the reports about the "new proposals" to resolve the situation in the Donbas and Crimea, which allegedly were discussed at the summit of Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

"Ukraine has requested official explanations from Washington about the alleged discussion at the American-Russian meeting in Helsinki of “new proposals to resolve the situation in the south-eastern regions of Ukraine", which were mentioned by the President of Russia in his interview with Russian media", Interfax-Ukraine writes.

At the same time, Kyiv called on Washington to refute the information.
On Monday, Vladimir Putin told the Russian media that in Helsinki he agreed with Trump about new ways to solve the situation in Ukraine.

"We spoke about Ukraine. There are some new ideas on how to resolve the crisis in the south-east of the country. We agreed to work this out at the expert level. In my opinion, this is also a positive element of the movement forward", Putin said.
On July 16, 2018, the meeting of Putin and Trump took place in Helsinki. As a result of the summit, President Trump was criticized by many of his own compatriots, American politicians and celebrities.

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