Kremlin Speaker Dmitry Peskov has stated that the differences between Moscow and Washington over the conflict in Donbas remain serious. He said this during his conversation with journalists, - Russian Interfax reports.
According to Peskov, the differences are evidenced by the different formulations of events in the Donbas, used by the presidents of the Russian Federation and the USA, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, during a telephone conversation that took place yesterday, January 26.
In particular, in the course of communication with journalists, Peskov's attention was drawn to the fact that the Kremlin wrote in a message about the conversation between Putin and Biden that the "internal Ukrainian conflict" was discussed, and the American side - about "Russian aggression". In this regard, the Kremlin representative was asked what wording was used during the conversation between the presidents.
"The phrases used exactly reflect the position of the parties, and, of course, the difference in presentation speaks of serious disagreements on this point", - Peskov replied. At the same time, he noted the importance of the readiness of both sides to continue the dialogue to discuss these differences.
At the same time, Peskov answered in the negative when asked whether Putin and Biden had discussed the resumption of meetings between the U.S. State Department's special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and his Russian counterpart Vladislav Surkov. "No, they did not go into details", - he said.