Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Ukraine President Zelensky Signs Decree That Rules Out Ukraine Peace Talks With Russian President Putin

FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's President Zelenskiy attends a National Security and Defence Council meeting in Kyiv © Reuters/UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SER  

NYPost: Zelensky signs law that rules out Ukraine peace talks with Putin as ‘impossible’  

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky seemingly shut the door on the prospect of having any peace talks with Vladimir Putin — but not with Russia under a different leadership. 

Zelensky signed a decree on Tuesday formally declaring negotiations with the Kremlin autocrat to be “impossible.” 

The decree formalized comments made by Zelensky on Friday after Putin proclaimed four partially occupied regions of Ukraine to be a part of Russia “forever,” in what Kyiv and the West dismissed as an illegitimate farce.  

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Update #1: Zelenskiy decree rules out Ukraine talks with Putin as 'impossible' (Reuters)  

Update #2: Zelenskyy: Negotiating With Putin 'Impossible' After Annexation Claim (VOA)  

WNU Editor: The Kremlin has responded .... Kremlin reacts to Zelensky banning talks with Putin (RT).

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