Putin rejects Russia battle Ukrainian cities
Putin confirmed that Russia is open to discussion with the Ukrainian side, as well as with everybody who wants peace in Ukraine
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz refuted that Russian soldiers were bombing Ukrainian cities, disregarding such information as fake, the Kremlin claimed Friday.
Putin said reports concerning “the supposed recurring air strikes of Kyiv as well as various other big cities are gross propaganda phonies,” the Kremlin claimed in a declaration.
He added that dialogue on Ukraine would certainly be feasible only if Russian needs are fulfilled.
Putin “validated that Russia is open to discussion with the Ukrainian side, as well as with every person who desires peace in Ukraine. But under the condition that all Russian needs are satisfied,” the Kremlin stated.
These include the neutral and non-nuclear condition of Ukraine, its “denazification”, recognition of Crimea as part of Russia and also of the “sovereignty” of separatist regions in eastern Ukraine.
“Hope was revealed that throughout the prepared 3rd round of talks, the reps of Kyiv will certainly take an affordable and positive placement,” the Kremlin added.
The following meeting of delegations from Russia and also Ukraine is expected during the weekend, according to among Kyiv’s negotiators.
Released at Fri, 04 Mar 2022 21:03:39 -0500