Ukrainian and Russian negotiators agree to hold talks in Belarus : NPR

Ukrainian service members gather unexploded shells after preventing with Russian forces within the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv within the morning of Feb. 26, 2022, based on Ukrainian service personnel on the scene.

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Ukrainian service members gather unexploded shells after preventing with Russian forces within the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv within the morning of Feb. 26, 2022, based on Ukrainian service personnel on the scene.

Sergei Supinsky/AFP through Getty Photos

The workplace of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned in a message on the Telegram app {that a} delegation of the Ukrainian authorities will meet for talks with Russian officers close to the Pripyat River in Belarus.

Russia had earlier proposed holding talks in Gomel, a Belarusian metropolis close to the border with Ukraine.

The Ukrainian response didn’t specify when the assembly would happen.

The Ukrainian president’s workplace mentioned Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko pledged that each one planes, helicopters and missiles stationed in Belarus will stay on the bottom throughout the Ukrainian delegation’s journey, talks and return, NPR’s Frank Langfitt reported.

Oksana Markarova, the Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S., mentioned in an interview on ABC’s “This Week” that the federal government is prepared for any peace talks that will cease the preventing and see Russian forces go away Ukraine.

“Our president from the start, even earlier than the battle began, all the time was targeted on the diplomatic answer. And even after they began the battle, he truly known as for peace talks on a regular basis,” Markarova mentioned. “However he all the time mentioned, ‘we’re prepared for peace talks, we aren’t able to give up.'”

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