Russia’s guide negotiator in peace talks with Ukraine mentioned Sunday that Russia was prepared to resume negotiations but the initiative to proceed them was with Kyiv.
“For our portion, we are all set to proceed the dialogue,” Kremlin aide Vladimir Medinsky mentioned in an job interview with Belarusian Television.
“Freezing talks was solely Ukraine’s initiative, Medinsky mentioned, including that the “ball is totally in their court docket”.
He included that “Russia has by no means refused talks”.
Talks in between Russian and Ukrainian delegations have been held often both equally in individual and through online video-backlink due to the fact the Russian armed service offensive commenced on February 24.
The Ukrainian and Russian international ministers satisfied for inconclusive talks in Turkey in March, adopted by a conference of the delegations in Istanbul, which also unsuccessful to convey about concrete effects.
On Tuesday, Kyiv’s guide negotiator Mykhaylo Podolyak mentioned that talks with Moscow have been “on keep” following becoming held often in the before levels of the conflict but without having sizeable effects.
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