I will not join the US-led NATO. Ukrainian President Zelensky has publicly stated that he is ready to negotiate directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukrainian President Zelensky has been adamant about joining the US – led NATO and maintaining close ties with European countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly warned that this could be detrimental to Russia. However, Gelensky was adamant about joining NATO. Russia launched a military offensive against Ukraine on the 24th of last month.
The United States and European countries have strongly opposed Russia’s move. UN Many countries, including India, Pakistan and China, abstained from voting on the resolutions passed against Russia in the Security Council. Meanwhile, Russian forces have captured several cities in Ukraine. Russian forces approach the capital, Kyiv. Russia, Ukraine hold three rounds of talks to end war However no final conclusion has been reached.
In this context, Ukrainian President Zelensky said in an interview with a private news agency yesterday: “I no longer urge Ukraine to join NATO. Russia has declared two Ukrainian cities, Donetsk and Luhansk, as autonomous regions. How can only those parts of Ukraine stand alone. I am coming down to open-minded compromise talks about these areas. I am ready to negotiate directly with Russian President Putin.
NATO is not ready to include Ukraine. NATOs are afraid of some controversial issues. They are not ready to hate Russia directly. I do not want to be the president of a country that kneels before NATO countries and begs. Thus said President Zelensky in an interview.
Overthrow is not the intention
Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said yesterday that “Russia’s goal is to ensure that Ukraine remains neutral. We want to achieve this through negotiation. It is not the intention of the Russian government to overthrow the Ukrainian government. We want to make significant progress in the next round of talks with Ukraine. Russia’s military action is aimed at achieving its goal. ”
The Ukraine-Russia war is expected to end soon, with Zelensky openly stating that he will not join NATO.