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the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has declared its intention to hold elections in Crimea. The corresponding statement of the Ukrainian leader made during his speech at the Munich security conference, the broadcast which is on the page offices in Facebook.
“it is Our desire to hold local elections throughout Ukraine, including in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions in October 2023, and I would like in the Crimea”, – said Zelensky.
However, according to Zelensky, do it safe and without basic political conditions it is impossible.
During the press conference, the Ukrainian leader also said that Kiev is ready for peace in the Donbass, but on their own terms. He expressed confidence that in five years he will be able to come to a settlement of the conflict in the region.
“We are ready to dialogue with the civilian population of these territories, but not with those who are not recognized from the point of view of international law, and therefore cannot represent the local population of Ukraine,” said Zelensky.
Zelensky Also shared their plans for the future. According to him, in the near future he plans to visit the United States, noting that the American leader is Donald trump he also was invited to Kiev.
“We are always happy to see everyone in Ukraine. I am ready to invite and invite the President of the trump in Kiev. I’m willing to accept it faster than he me,” said the President.
He stressed that the said Secretary of state Mike Pompeo that he wants his visit to the US was something personal for countries to have signed a number of contracts, the result of which would have pleased state.
Earlier Zelensky said that he was ready to meet with Russian President, if the need arises. Currently, however, negotiations on the meeting of heads of States is not conducted.
Now between Putin and Zelensky have a work contact. The presidents of Russia and Ukraine regularly negotiate over the phone. First Zelensky and Putin had a phone conversation July 11, 2019, the last of their conversation took place in February 2023.
Putin and Zelensky raised questions about the maintenance of the ceasefire, further breeding forces and mine. The Russian President expressed willingness to continue support for the release and exchange of persons associated with the conflict.
Zelensky ready to meet with Putin when neobhodimosti Zelensky and congratulated each other a happy New year