Ukrainian and Russian officers have confirmed a brand new spherical of face-to-face talks will happen regardless of ongoing hostilities.
- New face-to-face talks are set to happen within the coming days, Ukrainian and Russian officers have confirmed. Turkey stated the assembly will likely be held in Istanbul.
- Russia is contemplating splitting Ukraine in two after failing to grab the capital Kyiv, based on the Ukrainian navy intelligence chief.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says his authorities is “fastidiously” contemplating a Russian demand of neutrality.
Forward of latest talks, Zelensky considers Russia neutrality demand
President Volodymyr Zelensky has stated his authorities is “fastidiously” contemplating a Russian demand of Ukrainian neutrality, a key level of competition as negotiators for each side put together for a contemporary spherical of talks geared toward ending the brutal month-long warfare.
“This level of the negotiations is comprehensible to me and it’s being mentioned, it’s being fastidiously studied,” Zelensky stated throughout an interview with a number of unbiased Russian information organisations.
Russia plans a ‘Korean state of affairs’ for Ukraine: Intelligence chief
Russia is contemplating “a Korean state of affairs” for Ukraine and splitting the nation in two after failing to grab the capital Kyiv and overthrow its authorities, the Ukrainian navy intelligence chief has stated.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “will attempt to impose a dividing line between the unoccupied and occupied areas of our nation”, Normal Kyrylo Budanov, head of the Ministry of Defence’s Intelligence Directorate, stated on Sunday as reported by the ministry’s Telegram account.
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Subsequent spherical of negotiations to be held in Istanbul
The subsequent assembly of Russian and Ukrainian negotiating groups will likely be held within the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul, the Turkish and Russian presidents have agreed.
No dates got for the assembly. Ukrainian negotiator Davyd Arakhamia stated talks would resume on Monday, whereas Russian delegation chief Vladimir Medinsky stated they might kick off on Tuesday.
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