- 28 August 14:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to reconsider the country's position in regard to Ukraine, the Kremlin reported on Friday, e-huquq.az reports.
In a telephone conversation initiated by the German side, the two parties exchanged views on the recent developments in Ukraine. During the talks, the Russian president called the supply of weapons to Ukraine by Germany and other Western countries "a destructive line," because of which Ukraine "completely rejects the idea of any negotiations."
Kremlin also revealed that the Russian president stressed, during the conversation with Scholz, the necessity for a "transparent investigation" into the sabotage of the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines with the participation of Russian specialists.