: 'Ukrainian initiatives border on insanity' - Putin's Press Secretary

15:36 Mar. 31, 2016

'Ukrainian initiatives border on insanity' - Putin's Press Secretary

Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov (AP Photo)

Dmitriy Peskov comments on Ukrainian lawmakers' suggestion to cease diplomatic ties with Russia   

Dmitriy Peskov, a Russian diplomat and a Press Secretary for the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, told journalists that the Ukrainian draft on suspension of diplomatic relations with Russia 'borders on insanity'.

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Peskov states: "Let's wait for the results of considerations, whether Rada [Ukrainian Parliament] votes for this decision or not. Obviously, different initiatives that border on insanity are not rare in Kyiv as of recently. So I am not willing to comment further on this."

On March 30 the Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian Parliament] Committee on Foreign Affairs recommended the parliament to review a draft on suspension of diplomatic relations with Russia.

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