Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to agree to direct talks with the Ukrainian president.
Pentagon Secretary of State John Kirby says Russia is a weak country after the war in Ukraine.
The Atomic Energy Agency says Russian missiles flew low over Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia has again warned that its invasion could lead to a nuclear disaster.
Russia’s war on Ukraine has been going on for two months. Russian forces are currently conducting a serious offensive in eastern Ukraine. Russia has warned that World War III is imminent.
According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Balrov, good intentions (negotiations) are within reach. But it will not help the negotiation process if it is not mutually exclusive. He noted that Russia wants to reduce the artificial risks of nuclear war.
Ukrainian troops continue to fight Russian aggression. The United States, which continues to support Ukraine, has now agreed to sell Ukraine $ 165 million worth of weapons, including bombs.
Peace talks with Ukraine will continue. At the same time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned of the “real” danger of World War III.
Speaking to Russian news agencies, he said good intentions have its limitations. But he said it would not help the negotiation process if it was not mutual.
The Russian military is trying to capture the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. The United Nations has said it will press Russia to leave the besieged Mariupol port. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister has appealed to Secretary – General Antonio Guterres.