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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov revealed on Monday the possible topics to be discussed with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a meeting slated for August 26 in Minsk, Belarus.

MOSCOW, August 25 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov revealed on Monday the possible topics to be discussed with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a meeting slated for August 26 in Minsk, Belarus.

“We don’t exclude that a meeting will take place,” Peskov told RIA Novosti.

According to Peskov, the topics that could be discussed are the Ukrainian crisis, humanitarian aid, and the flow of refugees.

The possibility of an inclusive internal dialogue between Kiev and the eastern regions of Ukraine, which, Peskov says is “the only way to resolve the conflict," will also be discussed.

The parties will also discuss bilateral relations "in the context of Ukraine’s decision to sign the Association Agreement with the EU," Peskov said.

On August 26, Minsk will host a meeting between Ukraine, the European Union, the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.

According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s press service, the meeting will address a number of urgent political and economic issues, the stabilization of the situation in eastern Ukraine.

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