Communication began between the leader
Vita gazette – President Vladimir Putin e Prime Minister Mario Draghi spoke on Ukrania, peace and reasons connected with Moscow’s decision to modify payments for gas supplies in rubles.
The long-awaited meeting between Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place in the afternoon and lasted about an hour. At the centre of the conversation between Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin was the progress of the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine and its latest developments. President Draghi stressed the importance of establishing a ceasefire as soon as possible, to protect the civilian population and support the negotiating effort. Prime Minister Mario Draghi reiterated the Italian government’s readiness to contribute to the peace process, in the presence of clear signs of de-escalation on the part of Russia. In a phone call with Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Russian President Vladimir Putin reported on the developments of yesterday’s negotiations in Istanbul between the Moscow and Kyiv delegations and on Moscow’s request for payment for gas supplies in rubles.