The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, clarified that his government “does not have regime change in Russia as a strategy”, after President Joe Biden’s statement that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, “couldn’t stand still”.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Monday that Russia should withdraw its troops from the country. before any document was signed about Ukraine’s non-compliance with NATO and security guarantees that, in return, kyiv demanded from several countries such as Turkey and the UK. The President emphasized that willing to accept neutral status and the country’s non-nuclear, as Russia requested, in exchange for security guarantees.
Ukraine and Russia to hold a new round of negotiations in Turkey this weekas announced by member of the Ukrainian delegation, David Arahamiya, via social networks.
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“We need an agreement with President (Vladimir) Putin. The guarantor will not sign anything if there are troops,” he said in an interview with independent Russian media, including the Meduza portal (located in Latvia) and journalists from banned Dozhd television. network. , from the business daily Kommersant and author Mikhail Zygar.
“Out” Biden and Putin
The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, clarified during a visit to Israel that his government “does not have regime change in Russia as a strategy”, after A statement over the weekend by US President Joe Biden that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, “couldn’t stay in power”.
“I think the president is showing that, simply put, Putin cannot be empowered to fight or engage in aggression against Ukraine or others“Blinken said today during a press conference in Jerusalem with his Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid.
“As you know, and as you hear us say time and time again, we don’t have a regime change strategy in Russia, or anywhere else“, said the Foreign Minister, adding that “in this case, as in any case, it depends on the people of the country concerned, it depends on the Russian people.”
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