President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
The heads of state congratulated one another on the coming holidays and the mutual release of detainees held on December 29. The parties also welcomed the conclusion of a contract on the transit of Russian gas through the territory of Ukraine.
During the conversation, the heads of state also agreed to immediately proceed to the approval of the lists for the release of Ukrainians, including Crimeans, held in Crimea and Russia, and Russians held in Ukraine.
The parties expressed hope that the complete ceasefire along the delimitation line in Donbas will begin in the near future.