Russia views as Saudi Arabia leads Ukraine peace talks

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“At night, Russia shelled Mykolaiv with four Kalibr missiles launched from the Black Sea. High-precision weapons were aimed at private houses, a historic building and a high-rise building,” stated Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

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WASHINGTON –Ukraine invited Saudi Arabia’s choice to host international talks today on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s proposed peace strategy, a relocation that might establish future settlements with Russia.

Andriy Yermak, the head of Zelenskyy’s workplace, stated that Kyiv is working to include as lots of nations as possible in the talks, which are slated to occur in Jeddah.

“President Zelenskyy said that our choice is to unite the world around Ukraine. The evidence of this choice is clear: We are engaging countries from the West, East, North and South,” Yermak stated throughout a conference with Ukrainian authorities.

The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend that the United States, numerous European nations and Brazil were welcomed to the talks. Russia was not consisted of in the upcoming conference.

Riyadh declares it has actually preserved a neutral position on the Kremlin’s continuous war, however Western economies have actually implicated the kingdom of keeping oil rates high, a hostile relocation that permits Moscow to fund its war.

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Last year, Saudi Arabia assisted broker a detainee exchange including more than 200 individuals in between Kyiv and Moscow.

The upcoming conference in Saudi Arabia comes as the Kremlin’s war marches past its 500 th day and amidst a stalled Ukrainian counteroffensive targeted at pressing back the frontlines in order to free Russian- inhabited locations.

Kremlin representative Dmitry Peskov informed press reporters that Moscow prepares to “keep an eye on this meeting.”

“Is it possible to reach a peace settlement now with the participation of the Kyiv regime and in the context of its current stance? The answer is unambiguous. No, it is impossible,” Peskov included.