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Peace Talks: Ukraine Wants Russia To Withdraw Soldiers, Insists on EU Membership

by Kunle Awosiyan
Ukraine

Ukraine demanded an immediate Russian ceasefire and troop withdrawal on Monday as a Kyiv delegation arrived for talks with Russian negotiators on the fifth day of the Kremlin’s offensive against the country.

He also demanded an “immediate” European Union membership for Ukraine.

In a statement ahead of the peace talk on Monday, the Ukrainian presidency said, “The Ukrainian delegation arrived at the Ukrainian-Belarusian border to take part in talks with representatives of the Russian Federation.

“The key issue of the talks is an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of troops from Ukraine.”

…urges Russian soldiers to lay down arms

Zelensky urged Russian soldiers to lay down their weapons and desert as Ukrainian and Russian delegations were set to hold talks on Moscow’s invasion.

 

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