KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he’s open for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Israel, however provided that a cease-fire is in position.
Zelenskyy stated Saturday he advised Israeli Top Minister Naftali Bennett that he could be in a position to fulfill Putin in Jerusalem. Bennett visited Moscow for a gathering with Putin and spoke many times with Zelenskyy and the leaders of France and Germany as he sought to lend a hand mediate an finish to the warfare.
Zelenskyy stated Bennett knowledgeable him about his talks with Putin, including that he can’t percentage main points.
Putin has overlooked a lot of earlier gives of talks from Zelenskyy.
Talking at a information convention, Zelenskyy stated the Russians may take the Ukrainian capital “provided that they kill us all.”
“If this is their purpose, allow them to come,” he stated. “If they create out carpet bombings and wipe off the historical reminiscence of all of the area, the historical past of Kyivan Rus, the historical past of Europe, they might input Kyiv however they’ll need to survive that land by myself, no doubt with out us.
“Although they carry one million Russians right here, they may be able to’t occupy Ukraine,” he added.
Zelenskyy once more deplored NATO’s refusal to claim a no-fly zone over Ukraine in spite of its repeated pleas. He stated that Ukraine has sought for tactics to acquire air protection belongings, however he wouldn’t point out any main points.