Russia’s Lavrov denies Putin is ill

30/5/2022 3:03:00 AM

Russia’s Lavrov denies Putin is ill

Russia’s Lavrov denies Putin is ill

MOSCOW, May 30 — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov yesterday denied speculation that President Vladimir Putin was ill, saying there were no signs pointing to any...

for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.A (May 28): Russian President Vladimir Putin told the leaders of France and Germany in a phone call on Saturday (May 28) that Russia is willing to discuss ways to make it possible for Ukraine to resume shipments of grain from Black Sea ports, the Kremlin said.A KYIV/POPASNA, Ukraine (May 28): Ukraine said on Friday (May 27) its forces may need to retreat from their last pocket of resistance in Luhansk to avoid being captured by Russian troops pressing an advance in the east that had shifted the momentum of the three-month-old war.

Monday, 30 May 2022 7:04 AM MYT MOSCOW, May 30 — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov yesterday denied speculation that President Vladimir Putin was ill, saying there were no signs pointing to any ailment.Putin’s health and private life are taboo subjects in Russia, and are almost never discussed in public.Russia and Ukraine account for nearly a third of global wheat supplies, while Russia is also a key global fertiliser exporter and Ukraine is a major exporter of corn and sunflower oil.Answering a question from France’s broadcaster TF1, Russia’s top diplomat said: “I don’t think that sane people can see in this person signs of some kind of illness or ailment.It said Putin had also informed French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that Russia is ready to increase its export of fertilisers and agricultural products if sanctions against the country are lifted — a demand Putin had raised in conversations with the Italian and Austrian leaders in recent days.” Lavrov said that Putin, who will turn 70 in October, appeared in public “every day.It said he also informed French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that Russia was ready to increase its export of fertilizers and agricultural products if sanctions against it were lifted — a demand he has raised in conversations with the Italian and Austrian leaders in recent days.“You can watch him on screens, read and listen to his speeches,” Lavrov said in comments released by the Russian foreign ministry."The Russians will not be able to capture the Luhansk region in the coming days as analysts have predicted," Gaidai said on Telegram, referring to Sievierodonetsk and its twin city Lysychansk across the Siverskiy Donets River.

“I leave it to the conscience of those who spread such rumours.Russia has blamed the situation on Western sanctions against it, and on the mining of Ukrainian ports.The Kremlin also said that according to Putin, Russia is willing to resume talks with Ukraine.” Putin, who has been in power in Russia for more than two decades, sent troops to Ukraine on February 24, sending shock waves around the world.Moscow’s offensive has killed thousands of people, sparked the biggest refugee crisis in Europe since World War II and led to unprecedented Western sanctions against Moscow.“Special attention was paid to the status of the negotiations that are frozen because of Kyiv.— AFP Advertisement.Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily.

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