MOSCOW, May 07. /ITAR-TASS/. The Ukrainian crisis will be discussed at a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Moscow, scheduled for May 8, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday.
“The parties will exchange views and hold separate bilateral meetings to discuss issues of bilateral relations with these countries and issues of collective security,” Peskov said. “However, we can say for sure that the Ukrainian matter will certainly be discussed as well,” he addded.
The Kremlin press service said that Putin would meet the presidents of Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan for informal talks on Thursday. The leaders would also attend exercising operational control of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, the press service said.