Ukraine Says Russia “Verbally” Agreed To Its Proposals

Ukraine Says Russia 'Verbally' Agreed To Its Proposals

The Ukraine negotiator mentioned there was once “no reliable affirmation in writing” by means of Russia. (Report)


Ukraine’s most sensible negotiator in peace talks with Russia mentioned Saturday that Moscow had “verbally” agreed to key Ukrainian proposals, elevating hopes that talks to finish combating are shifting ahead.

Negotiator David Arakhamia instructed Ukrainian tv channels that any assembly between Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin would “with a prime likelihood” happen in Turkey.

“The Russian Federation has given an reliable solution to all positions, which is they settle for the (Ukrainian) place, apart from for the problem of Crimea (annexed by means of Russia in 2014),” Arakhamia mentioned.

He mentioned that whilst there was once “no reliable affirmation in writing”, the Russian aspect mentioned so “verbally”.

The feedback got here as Ukraine mentioned it had retaken keep watch over of the entire Kyiv area.

Arakhamia mentioned Moscow had agreed in talks {that a} referendum at the impartial standing of Ukraine “would be the simplest manner out of this example.”

Requested what would occur if Ukrainians voted towards a impartial standing for the rustic, Arakhamia mentioned “we will be able to both go back to a state of conflict, in all probability, or go back to new negotiations.”

The Kremlin has insisted that Ukraine undertake a impartial standing.

Arakhamia mentioned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “known as each us and Vladimir Putin” Friday, announcing he would host the assembly.

“Neither the date nor where is understood, however we consider that where will perhaps be Ankara or Istanbul,” he mentioned.

Turkey, which has excellent family members with each Russia and Ukraine, has sought to mediate the war.

Since Putin introduced his invasion of Ukraine, Zelensky has many times known as for face-to-face talks with the Kremlin leader.

(With the exception of for the headline, this tale has no longer been edited by means of NDTV team of workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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