According to a comprehensive report, the new round of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine is imminent, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated that Ukraine’s priorities in the negotiations remain unchanged, which is still sovereignty, territorial integrity and security. At the same time, he said Ukraine was ready to accept “neutrality and nuclear-free status” as part of a peace deal with Russia.
Members of the Russian-Ukrainian delegation said the two sides decided to hold face-to-face talks this week. A new round of talks between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.
According to the TASS news agency, on the 28th local time, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated that the Ukrainian side’s priorities in the negotiations remain unchanged and remain sovereignty, territorial integrity and security.
On the same day, Zelensky posted a video on social media, saying that for the upcoming face-to-face negotiations in Turkey, the priorities of the Ukrainian side have not changed. “Our goal is clear – peace and a quick return to normal life in Ukraine.”
In addition, according to Reuters and CNN reports, on the 27th local time, Zelensky said in an interview with a Russian independent reporter that Ukraine is ready to accept neutrality and non-nuclear status as part of a peace deal with Russia. “Our country’s security and neutral, nuclear-free status. We’re ready to accept that. That’s the most important point.”