Russia and Ukraine agree to new negotiating session via videoconference on Monday


Russia and Ukraine They will hold a negotiating session via videoconference on Monday, Mykhailo Podoliak, a negotiator and adviser to the Ukrainian president, confirmed on Sunday. Volodymyr Zelensky.

“A negotiating session will be held on Monday to summarize the preliminary results” of the talks, he wrote on Twitter.

A little earlier, the spokesman for the Russian presidency, Dmitry Peskovannounced that the contacts would take place on Monday by videoconference.

“Negotiations continue without interruption via videoconference. Working groups are constantly active. There are many issues that require constant attention,” Podoliak said.

For his part, a Russian negotiator said on Sunday that talks were making progress.

“If we compare the position of the two delegations between the start of negotiations and now, we see significant progress,” said Leonid Slutski, a member of the Russian delegation who recently met with Ukrainian negotiators in Belarus.

“My personal expectation is that this progress will lead very soon to a common position between the two delegations and to the signing of documents,” he added, quoted by Russian news agencies.

Since the start of Moscow’s military offensive on February 24, three rounds of talks have been held in Belarus, mainly focused on creating humanitarian corridors for civilians.

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