Zelensky told on what conditions Ukraine will agree to peace

Zelensky

Photo by the President’s Office

During a video conference at the British Chatham House Institute, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke about the conditions under which Ukraine will agree to peace and what will put an end to negotiations with Russia.

According to Zelensky, Ukraine will agree to such a peace agreement, according to which Russian troops will return to the positions they held before the February 24 invasion.

BBC correspondent Frank Gardner asked the Ukrainian president what the “minimum” concession to Russia in exchange for peace would be.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy replied: “Return of Russian troops to where they were on February 23.”

“But this requires diplomatic dialogue,” he added. “Not all of our diplomatic bridges have been burned.”

Zelensky did not mention Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014.

It is also unclear what this will mean for the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which have been under pro-Russian separatist control since 2014.

“Point in the negotiations”

However, during the meeting, the President of Ukraine stressed that the destruction of Ukrainian military and civilians on the territory of Azovstal will put an end to peace talks.

“If they kill people who can now be humanitarianly exchanged, if they are military, or released if they are civilians, or help the wounded, whether military or civilian, they have nothing to talk about at the diplomatic level.” , – the president emphasized.

According to him, thanks to the efforts of Ukraine, the Red Cross and the United Nations, it was finally possible to find a format for the evacuation of civilians from the blocked Azovstal plant.

Zelensky also said that the blockade of Mariupol by the Russian military was a deliberate step, a manifestation of hatred and terrorism.

Earlier on Friday, the Azov Regiment said that the Russians had destroyed an evacuation vehicle on the territory of Azovstal, as a result of which people were killed and injured.

Meanwhile, according to Russian media, three civilian buses left Azovstal on Friday. One of them has already brought people to the village of Bezimenne on the territory of the self-proclaimed “DPR”.

Photo by Reuters

Want to get top news in Messenger? Subscribe to our Telegram or Viber !

Related Posts

Canada expanded sanctions against Russia: list

38 people were added to the list of Russian disinformation agents. Canada introduced new sanctions against the Russian Federation / ua.depositphotos.com The Canadian government has imposed new…

Russians who fled to Georgia from mobilization make up almost 8% of the population – Mamulashvili

1.3 million Russians have already crossed the Georgian border, about 300 thousand of them remained in the country. The population of Georgia is worried about the mass…

German astronomers have discovered a planet that could be habitable

This exoplanet is 15 times closer to its star than Earth is to the Sun. Scientists discovered a new planet / NASA A team of German scientists…

Russia wants to increase diesel exports in February despite embargo – Reuters

However, the actual loading of diesel fuel from Russian refineries this month may be lower than planned. The Russian Federation has already increased the supply of diesel…

“Thank you for the coffee in bed”: Osadcha excitedly congratulated her husband on his wedding anniversary

Gorbunov reciprocated and confessed. Katya Osadcha and Yuriy Gorbunov / instagram.com/kosadcha Ukrainian TV presenter Katya Osadcha and showman Yuriy Gorbunov are celebrating their sixth wedding anniversary on…

Named 10 tourist locations that should be visited “before it’s too late”

Five cultural and natural monuments around the world were included in the list. California bay near the shores of the Mexican city of Cabo San Lucas /…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *