Putin told Poroshenko about the role of Medvedchuk in the liberation Savchenko

Путин рассказал о роли Порошенко и Медведчука в освобождении Савченко

Poroshenko Savchenko’s release was discussed for a long time, and Medvedchuk met with relatives of the victims in the Donbass journalists.

During a press conference in Athens with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin spoke about the role in the liberation of Hope Savchenko Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and leader of “the Ukrainian choice” Viktor Medvedchuk.

“We discussed this issue with President Clinton for a long time. The first task is to return to Russia two Russian citizens, convicted by a Ukrainian court and are at that point in time in places of imprisonment in Ukraine Is the first. Second. I couldn’t make this decision without knowing the opinions on this question close relatives of our dead children, the dead journalists. Meeting with the representative of the President Poroshenko Medvedchuk Viktor Vladimirovich. After a meeting with relatives of our fallen journalists, the widow and the sister wrote me letters asking for clemency Savchenko. In fact, it was the basis, is the most important thing”, – said Putin.

The Russian President stressed that this process is irrelevant to the Minsk agreements has not, because the Minsk agreements we are talking about persons held in the Donbas and in Ukraine, exported from the territory of Donbass.

“But we also are actively engaged in, by the way, under the mediation of the same Medvedchuk. Much has been accomplished, but much remains to be done”, – said Putin.

“If there is no desire to carry out political reforms, then there will always be someone who will shoot, and the one who will answer. And so will infinitely happen, until, until you have taken decisions of a political nature”, – said the Russian President.

We will remind, on may 25, there was an exchange of special forces of the Russian Federation and Erofeeva Alexandrov on the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko, imprisoned in Russia.

Savchenko was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin.