Putin speaks to Iran leader about Ukraine, Tehran's nuclear programme
Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani about Ukraine and expressed his appreciation of Tehran's "constructive approach" in talks with six world powers on its nuclear programme.


A Kremlin statement said Putin had underlined to Rouhani that any solution to the Ukrainian crisis must take into account the interests and the will of people in all of the former Soviet state's regions. (Reuters)