Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said at a press conference.Abramovich It plays a role in restoring contacts between the Russian and Ukrainian parties.”
“He is in Istanbul,” he added, although he is not an official member of the Russian delegation.
And Abramovich, the owner of the club, appeared Chelsea The Englishman, who is seeking to sell him after being subjected to harsh Western sanctions, is present at the opening of the Istanbul negotiations on Tuesday, according to a photo published by the Turkish presidency showing him listening to the speech of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Another photo of the Russian “Ria Novosti” agency also shows Abramovich with Erdogan and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
On the other hand, the Kremlin denied the report of the American newspaper “The Wall Street Journal”, which indicated that Abramovich might have been poisoned.
The newspaper and other US sources indicated that Abramovich and two Ukrainian negotiators suffered symptoms that lead to the belief that poisoning may occur, after an earlier round of talks in Kyiv.
“This is part of the media war against Russia,” he said, adding that “this information does not, of course, correspond to reality.”