Putin announced the conditions for resolving the situation around Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin

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# 28 February 2022 20:01 (UTC +04:00)

The Kremlin's press service has released details of Russian President Vladimir Putin's talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.

Kremlin's website that Putin said in a telephone conversation with Macron that a settlement around Ukraine is possible only if Russia's legitimate security interests are taken into account unconditionally.

"Vladimir Putin stressed that such a settlement is possible only with unconditional consideration of Russia's legitimate security interests, including the recognition of Russia's sovereignty over Crimea, the solution of the tasks of demilitarization and denazification of the Ukrainian state and ensuring its neutral status," the Kremlin said.