: Kremlin says it knows nothing about Poroshenko-Putin deal on Savchenko

13:03 Mar. 23, 2016

Kremlin says it knows nothing about Poroshenko-Putin deal on Savchenko

Workers restore a spire of the Nikolskaya Tower in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 10, 2016 (AP Photo)

According to Russian President's spokesman notes the state will abide by its national legislation in any case

The Kremlin does not confirm a statement by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin has allegedly promised to release or exchange Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko after the trial ends in Russia, according to Russian news agency TASS.

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"I do not know about such agreements," Dmitry Peskov, Russian Presidents spokesman, says.

Peskov referred to his statement made on Tuesday (March 22) when he said that Russia would abide by its national legislation in any case.

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"In all other respects only the president can make such a decision. I cannot say for now what decision will follow there," Peskov noted.

Reporting by UNIAN

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