Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov has said on Wednesday that Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss Ukraine’s “neutral status” which if approved could end the war.
However Moscow warned that Russia is still intent on of their goals of their “special military operation” in the country which they claim is “going to plan.”
Lavrov said on Wednesday the “neutral status” for Ukraine is currently being “seriously discussed” and that specific wordings were “close to agreement.”
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Lavrov suggested that there was some optimism a resolution could be found, and “the negotiations are not easy for obvious reasons,” he told media outlet RBC news.
“But nevertheless, there is some hope of reaching a compromise.
“Neutral status is now being seriously discussed along, of course, with security guarantees.
“Now this very thing is being discussed in negotiations – there are absolutely specific wordings which in my view are close to agreement.”
However Putin hit out at the West today for having “geopolitical aims which don’t include a strong independent Russia,” claiming Western alliances are trying to “cancel” his country.
Putin warned that the West will not achieve their global dominance to dismember Russia and said they will not step back.
The dictator claimed he had “no other option for the security of Russia” to carry out what he calls the “special military operation” in Ukraine.
Putin warned that Western powers had planned an aggression with Ukraine against Russia and that the West want to create an “anti-Russia.”