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THE SPECIAL WAR IN UKRAINE | FOCUS TRAILS OF WAR
On the Belarusian border, on the bank of the Pripyat River, talks have begun between the Ukrainian and Russian delegations. This morning the Ukrainian presidency announced in a note that Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, Deputy Foreign Minister Mykola Tochytskyi, President Mikhailo Podoliak’s advisor, deputies Davyd Arakhamia and Rustem Umerov would participate in the negotiations, as well as representative of the President for Donbass Andryi Kostin. The talks will be held in the “fisherman’s house”.
[[ge:rep-locali:repubblica:339647687]]The Ukrainian delegation will call for an “immediate” ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian troops, the Ukrainian presidency announced. “Every hour the conflict drags on, Ukrainian citizens and soldiers die. We have decided to reach an agreement, but it must be in the interest of both sides,” said Russian chief negotiator Vladimir Medinski, one of the Kremlin’s top advisors. .