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Putin-Zelensky talks would be 'counterproductive', Moscow says 

Deccan Herald | 28/03/2022 09:36 PM | Click to read full article

Lavrov said the current crisis has been brewing so long, all these years, that a huge number of problems have built up; therefore, just meeting and exchanging views on what you think and I think would be counterproductive now.

As the countries are set to resume in-person peace talks in Istanbul, Lavrov said Moscow maintains its demands for demilitarisation and "denazification" in Ukraine.