the Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during telephone negotiations within the Minsk format used the English language. About this program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1” said the Advisor of the Department for linguistic support Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexey Sadykov.
“I Prefer during phone conversations in Minsk format to use the English language. And then our part was involved, the translator of the English language”, — said Sadykov.
He also remembered how he responded to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, when the interpreter made a mistake. “Accidentally already tired confused, I called the wrong country. He turned to me and said sternly: “Listen to me carefully”, — said Sadykov.