Moscow will continue peace negotiations with kyiv, assured Monday the head of Russian diplomacy, Sergey Lavrov, while accusing Ukraine of “pretending” to discuss and warning against the “real danger” of a third world War.
Goodwill has its limits. And if it is not reciprocated, it does not contribute to the negotiation processsaid Mr. Lavrov, quoted by Russian news agencies.
But we continue to conduct negotiations with the team delegated by [le président ukrainien Volodymyr] Zelensky, and these contacts will continue, he assured. Mr Lavrov accused the Ukrainian president – a former comedian elected to the presidency in 2019 – of
to pretend to negotiate.
” He’s a good actor [le président Zelensky, NDLR] […] if you look carefully and read carefully what he says, you will find a thousand contradictions. »
In this context of unprecedented tensions between Russia and the West due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he warned of the danger
real of a third world war.
The danger is serious, it is real, it cannot be underestimatedsaid Mr. Lavrov, quoted by the Interfax agency.
As for the conflict in Ukraine, he said he was confident that
everything will of course end with the signing of an agreement.
But the terms of this agreement will depend on the fighting situation on the ground, when this agreement becomes a reality.added Mr. Lavrov.