The Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will end the war with Ukraine if four demands are met, this follows a call with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Putin listed to his counterpart his “demands for a ceasefire.”
In a Tweet released by a Turkey-based journalist for the Middle East Eye, set out Putin’s demands o find a way for peace should the Ukraine accept the four demands.
Listing the conditions, Ragip Soylu wrote on Twitter, “Putin’s four demands for a ceasefire with Ukraine.”
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“Ukraine to be neutral, no NATO membership.
“Zelensky agreeing to negotiations on Donbas with Putin.”
The journalist ended his Tweet and quoted the source of his information, stating, “Per Erdogan – Putin phone call, retold by senior Turkish official Kalin to BBC.”
The Kremlin are concerned over the amount of heavy weaponary Ukraine has and are concerned this could be used against Russian separitists in the country.
Ukraine has so far captured hundreds of Russian troops, Minister for the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Iryna Vereschuk said, “At present, we officially have 562 war prisoners of Russia,” who are all being treated in accordance with international humanitarian law.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said on Facebook, that Russia has 466 tanks, 1,470 armored combat vehicles, 213 artillery systems, 72 multiple launch rocket systems, 44 air defense systems, 95 aircraft and 115 helicopters.
On Saturday Ukraine claims to have killed more than 14,400 Russian troops since the war started on 24 February.
Russia has also lost 914 vehicles, three ships, 60 tanks with fuel and lubricants, 17 unmanned aerial vehicles of the operational-tactical level and 11 units of special equipment.
“The data are being specified. The calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities,” the report says.