Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion | Reuters

ATHENS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed. 'As far as Crimea is concerned, we consider this question is closed forever,' Putin said at a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. 'Russia will not conduct any discussions with anyone on this subject.' (Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

Reuters May 28, 2016 03:00:09 IST
Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion
| Reuters

Putin says Crimeas status as part of Russia not up for discussion
 Reuters

ATHENS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed.

"As far as Crimea is concerned, we consider this question is closed forever," Putin said at a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "Russia will not conduct any discussions with anyone on this subject."


(Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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