MOSCOW, March 12. /ITAR-TASS/. President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Swiss President and Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Didier Burkhalter on Wednesday, March 12, the presidential press service said.
“The heads of state exchanged congratulation in connection with the 200th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Switzerland celebrated in 2014. The sides noted the high dynamics of bilateral cooperation and stated commitment to further development of mutually advantageous ties, including at the political level,” the press service said.
The press service also said that during the call, initiated by the Swiss president, Putin and Burkhalter “discussed in detail the situation in Ukraine” and “the OSCE possibilities in the context of facilitating the crisis resolution in that country."