9 Dec 2019

Putin and Zelensky hold first face-to-face talks on Ukraine conflict

International Editor

It is a five-year conflict that has cost 13,000 lives and displaced millions. Today Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met Vladimir Putin at talks in Paris aimed at reviving peace talks to end Ukraine’s war with Russia.

It was their first face-to-face meeting since the actor-turned-politician was elected President of Ukraine in May.