Zelenskyy no longer legitimate President of Ukraine - Putin

Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation

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# 24 May 2024 19:20 (UTC +04:00)

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's legitimacy has expired, and Russia will proceed from this fact, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, APA reports citing Sputnik International.

"Of course, we are aware that the legitimacy of the current head of state [of Ukraine] has ended," Putin said at a press conference in Minsk on Friday after talks with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

Putin recommended anyone looking for answers regarding Zelenskyy's status to look to the Ukrainian Constitution.

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