Putin Tells Macron “Nationalists” in Mariupol Must Lay Down Arms
By sweN TR
On Tuesday Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin discussed the latest round of peace negotiations between Ukrainian and Russian delegations that took place today in Istanbul.
▪️Putin informed Macron about measures to ensure humanitarian aid and evacuation of civilians, including from Mariupol
▪️Putin stressed that in order to resolve the difficult situation in Mariupol, nationalist militants must lay down their arms
▪️Putin and Macaron touched upon issues related to the decision to switch to paying for Russian gas in rubles