Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Kyiv plans future summit with Russian delegation


Ukraine sees future summit with Russian presence

Kyiv on Tuesday considered Moscow’s participation in the next summit to get a road map approved by the international community to end the conflict, days before a peace conference in Ukraine without Russia.

“We plan to prepare together a common plan that will be supported by all countries. During the second summit, we are considering the possibility of inviting a representative of Russia and presenting this common plan together.Andriy Yermak, head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, told European media.

“On the second summit, we will work with all our colleagues with all the countries that want to participate.”Mr. via video link from Berlin. Yermak underlined.

Russia has said it does not want to attend this weekend’s summit and has therefore not been invited by host Switzerland, while Ukraine wants to present concrete results at a second summit.

For this, a close friend of the President of Ukraine “bad experience” Prior to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, previous forms of negotiations involving Moscow showed that ending the war would require a broad base of support anchored in international law. A perspective supports “100 or more countries” From all continents, rather than Ukraine’s position. “It’s going to be a really tough project to challenge.”He estimated.

Dozens of leaders from around the world will meet in Switzerland on Saturday and Sunday for a summit with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. “The First Step” To find a way to peace in Ukraine, without Moscow or Beijing.

This is “High-Level Conference on Peace in Ukraine”Mr. Zelensky will attend both meetings.

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G7 leaders hope to reach agreement on using interest from frozen Russian assets to help Ukraine, which has been targeted by a deadly Russian attack since February 2022.

Mr. Zelensky will later join representatives of more than 90 states and organizations in Switzerland, including French President Emmanuel Macron, US Vice President Kamala Harris and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Half of the leaders will be Europeans. The purpose of the summit requested by kyiv“Inspiration for the Future Peace Process”But the outcome of the meeting remains uncertain.