October 20, 2022

Time for A Talk?


Time for A Talk?
Kremlin Spokesman, Dmitry Peskov in 2017. Kremlin.ru

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russia remains "open for talks" with Ukraine and other interested nations.

Along with sharing Russia's supposed openness to discuss the invasion of Ukraine, Peskov also said that the goal of the Russian invasion of Ukraine remains "unchanged" and that Russia will continue the invasion until their demands are met. He added that the "special military operation continues in order for us to reach our goals because we were unable to reach them through political and diplomatic means."

Shortly after Ukraine started its successful counteroffensive at the beginning of September, Russian President Vladmir Putin said that Moscow would be open to talks with Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy quickly rejected the invitations, saying that Ukraine will wait for talks with the "next" president of Russia.

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