Gained't Cease Conflict, Even If Ukraine Drops NATO Hopes: Ex-Russian President
A high ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned on Friday that Moscow wouldn’t cease its navy marketing campaign in Ukraine even when Kyiv formally renounced its aspirations to hitch NATO.
Former President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy chairman of Russia’s Safety Council, additionally mentioned in a French tv interview that Russia was ready to carry talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy topic to sure situations.
Even earlier than the February invasion, Moscow made clear Ukrainian membership of NATO was unacceptable to it.
“Renouncing its participation within the North Atlantic alliance is now very important, however it’s already inadequate with a view to set up peace,” Medvedev advised LCI tv in quotes reported by Russian information businesses.
Russia, he mentioned, would proceed the marketing campaign till its objectives had been achieved. Putin says he desires to “denazify” Ukraine. Kyiv and the West say it is a baseless pretext for a warfare of conquest.