MOSCOW, March 15. /TASS/. In a phone call with European Council President Charles Michel, Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed out that the EU leadership turned a blind eye to Monday's missile strike by Ukrainian military on a residential neighborhood in central Donetsk, the Kremlin press service said.
Vladimir Putin and Charles Michel continued to discuss the situation related to the Russian special military operation to protect the republics of Donbass, as well as humanitarian aspects, including measures to evacuate civilians, it added.
"The president of Russia stressed that while assessing publicly the developments, the European Union leadership ignored yesterday’s criminal and inhumane attack by Ukrainian military - a missile strike on a residential area in central Donetsk with the use of a cluster munition, that resulted in numerous casualties among the civilians," the Kremlin press service stressed.
Besides, Putin assessed the ongoing negotiations between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations to work out agreements taking into account Russia’s demands. "It was noted that Kiev is not demonstrating a serious attitude towards finding mutually acceptable solutions," the Kremlin said.