Vladimir Putin has announced that he is is ready to enter talks with Ukraine to negotiate the end of the ongoing war and insists he will not return the annexed territories.
On Friday Vladimir Putin signed a decree in the Kremlin making the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine formally part of the Russian Federation.
The Kremlin warned that any attack on any parts of the newly annexed regions will instantly be considered as an act of aggression against Russia itself.
Putin said, “We suggest returning to the talks but we’re not going to discuss the choice that people there have made, and Russia is not going to betray it.”
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The Russian tyrant said that Ukrainians of the four regions – Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson, “are becoming our citizens for good.”
However, the Ukrainian President said they will not enter talks with Putin and will only have dialogue with another Russian President.
Let’s conclude the basis.
1. There is no point in negotiating with those who “dance on bones” — Putin and his entourage. The price of their words has a negative value.
2. Negotiations are possible, but with the new president of Russia. Which will assess reality more adequately.
— Михайло Подоляк (@Podolyak_M) October 1, 2022
President Volodymyr Zelensky said, “Ukraine has been and remains a leader in negotiating efforts.
“It was our state that had always offered Russia to agree on coexistence on equal, honest, worthy and fair terms.
“Obviously, this is impossible with this Russian President.”
Zelensky stressed that Putin “does not know what dignity and honesty are.
“We are ready for a dialogue with Russia, but with another Russian president.”
He added that peace will only return once all the Russian occupiers are removed from all the territory of Ukraine, which includes the four annexed regions and Crimea.
“We will follow this path,” Zelensky concluded.