Russian president, Security Council discuss settlement of crisis in southeast of Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a meeting with the permanent members of the Security Council of Russia Sept. 15, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, Interfax agency reported.
"The situation of a peaceful settlement of the crisis in the southeast of Ukraine, including humanitarian aspects, were discussed," he said.
"Moreover, the views were exchanged in the context of the contacts among the representatives of Russia, the EU and Ukraine regarding the potential negative consequences of entering the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement into force for the economies of Russia and Ukraine," Peskov added.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov, director of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov and permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Boris Gryzlov attended the meeting.