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UNITED NATIONS, May 9. /TASS/. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin further steps to settle the crisis in Ukraine, as well as the UN role in the process, the UN press service reported.
"The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation. The Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for the invitation to attend the ‘Victory Day’ celebrations and commemorate the sacrifice and contribution of millions of people, 70 years ago," the statement said.
"The Secretary-General and President Putin discussed in depth the way forward on Ukraine, with both agreeing that full and good faith implementation by all sides of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk agreements’ presented the best opportunity to bring forth a peaceful resolution to the conflict," it said.
"The Secretary-General and President Putin exchanged views on UN engagement toward this end," the statement said.
"They also discussed the political process on Syria, Russia's contribution to peacekeeping and climate change," it said.