Russia.- The Russian president Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of “not taking advantage of the opportunity” of the talks it wants to hold in Belarus, the country from where Russia launched part of its invasion of Ukraine.
The Russian delegation is in the Belarusian city of Gomel and is ready to negotiate with representatives from Kiev; they, showing inconsistency, have so far not seized this opportunity,” Putin said during a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, according to a Kremlin statement.
the ukrainian president Volodimir Zelensky He said this Sunday that his country is willing to talk with Russia, but rejected that the talks be in Belarus
And any other city in a country from which missiles are not launched at us is fine for us,” the Ukrainian president said, accusing Belarus of serving as a platform for Moscow to invade Ukraine.
the ukrainian president Volodimir Zelensky claimed on Sunday to have spoken with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko, an ally of Moscow and whose territory is used by Russia for the invasion against Kiev.
I have spoken with Alexander Lukashenko,” Zelensky wrote on Facebook without giving more details, while Russia insists on holding a dialogue in this country.