Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will agree to hold peace talks with Russia only when Kyiv stops receiving funding from Washington. This was told by American columnist Andrew Napolitano in an interview with ex-US intelligence officer Scott Ritter.
will take place until Zelensky comes to his senses. And he will come to his senses when President [US Joe] Biden calls him and says that this is all the end. The Republicans have taken control of the House of Representatives, Congress does not give him a cent more, ”Napolitano said on November 17.
Ritter, in turn, shared the conclusions of the presenter.
On November 10, State Department spokesman Ned Price said that Washington was waiting for signals from Moscow that it was ready for talks on Ukraine. At the same time, the Russian Federation has repeatedly noted its openness to dialogue with Kyiv, which itself refused to negotiate. that Washington does not put pressure on Kyiv regarding negotiations with the Russian Federation, but only advises the Ukrainian authorities on partnership terms.
Kyiv’s negotiating position with the West is highly variable. According to him, Kyiv is following the instructions that come from there.
October 4, Zelensky put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine on the impossibility of holding negotiations with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Since February 24, Russia has been conducting a special operation to protect Donbass. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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