Russian monopoly Gazprom's proposal to Naftogaz to extend the existing gas transit contract or sign a new contract for one year with a waiver by both parties of all mutual claims in worldwide arbitration is unacceptable to Ukraine.
French President Emmanuel Macron, who is due to host the summit in Paris, welcomed the move, saying that it would help build confidence between the two sides.
The Russian coast guard fired images and seized 24 Ukrainian sailors. In addition, Gazprom is awaiting the position of the Ukrainian side regarding its readiness to directly purchase Russian gas starting from 2020.
Ukraine and Western powers, including the European Union and the United States, consider Crimea Ukrainian territory.
In a separate statement, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Lana Zerkal confirmed that the vessels are heading to the Ukrainian port of Odessa. The footage on the channel also showed members of the Russian military protecting the new base along with armored vehicles as well as ground support crews.
The four-way summit was initially announced by Macron for September, after talks with Putin in France, but was held up until the troop withdrawals took place.
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Putin maintains that he is representing the separatists to achieve peace. The countries will take the opportunity to resolve the pending conflicts of Eastern Ukraine.
About 13,000 people have been killed in the fighting, according to estimates by the United Nations. Interfax reports this with reference to the Border Administration of the Russian Federal Security Service in Crimea.
He expressed hope that the talks would "deliver some kind of result". They were returned as part of a prisoner exchange.
Russian Federation views the incident as an attempt to illegally cross the border, the statement added. The Minsk agreement is created to peacefully end the conflict.
A Reuters reporter in Crimea, which Russian annexed from Ukraine in 2014, earlier on Sunday saw coastguard boats pulling the three vessels through the Kerch Strait towards the Black Sea where they could potentially be handed over to Ukraine.