Five days after the arrival of Russian tanks and soldiers in Ukraine, Russia expressed its desire to reach an agreement “as soon as possible” with the government of Volodymyr Zelensky, according to the Kremlin representative at the negotiating table.
This was reported by the Interfax agency, quoted by Reuters, on Monday morning. The delegations from the two warring states agreed to meet around noon local time, according to Vladimir Medinsky, the Russian negotiator.
We have agreed to reach an agreement, but it must be in the interest of both partieshe said on Russian television.
This first round of talks will take place in the Pripyat River region near Chernobyl on the border with Belarus around noon.
This first round of talks will take place near the border between Ukraine and Belarus.
I don’t really believe in a resultUkrainian President Zelensky launched on Sunday,
but we have to try.