"Never acknowledge that Crimea belongs to Russia, but you can put it aside first"

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"Never acknowledge that Crimea belongs to Russia, but you can put it aside first"

2022-05-15 00:05:09 4 ℃

[Text/Observer Excellence] According to Interfax-Ukraine and Russia's Zenty News Agency on May 13th local time, Ukraine President Zelei Sky was accepted by RAI 1 (RAI 1 1 that day. ) During the interview, Ukraine never acknowledged that Crimea was part of Russia, and never acknowledged the "Lugusk People's Republic" and the "Donetsk People's Republic" autonomy.

He also said that the Ukrainian negotiating delegation proposed to put on hold not to talk about the Crimean issue, but it was not never mentioning this issue. Now this issue is aside because it will increase the difficulty of negotiations with the Presidential meeting of Ukraine.

During the interview, Zelezky reiterated that he was willing to hold bilateral talks with Russian President Putin, and said that Russia's withdrawal from Ukraine should be the starting point for any talks.

Screenshot of Ukraine International Text Telecommunications Agency

"We will never admit that Crimea is part of Russia. Crimea already has autonomous power, so it is an autonomous republic that has its own power and parliament," said Zeelianzki.

He also said: "We are ready to negotiate with Russia, and make decisions on the Crimean problem. It is too early. The war is still ongoing, and human life is valuable. It is placed aside, it will make the negotiations and the process of Urpine Presidential meeting complicated. "

Zeelianzki said that Ukraine's negotiating delegation in Turkey proposed to put on the Crimean issue, but it was not never mentioning this issue. "They (members of the Ukraine delegation) suggested that the two countries should solve the Crimean problem within 10 years, and we have not heard the answer to this question."

Zelei also said that he was not ready to discuss the "autonomous power" of the so -called "Lupans" (LPR) and the "Donetsk People's Republic" (DPR). He said that Kyiv never acknowledged the "Lugusk People's Republic" and the "Donetsk People's Republic" autonomy.

In addition, Zeleiski said in an interview that he was willing to hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Putin in order to end the current Russian -Ukraine conflict.

He said: "As a president, I am willing to talk to Putin, but only talk to him without any intermediary, instead of the ultimatum in the dialogue, not the ultimatum."

Screenshot of a video of an interview with the Italian National Television in Zelei

On April 17, local time, Zeleiski said in an interview with online media that Ukrafe prepared to negotiate with Russia on the issue of Ukraine's refusal to join the status of NATO and Crimea, but the premise was Armed forces evacuated from the territory.

On April 23, local time, Zeleiski held a press conference in a subway station in Kyiv. He said that Russia made a positive response to the Bulletin proposed by Urpical in Turkey. The working group is studying these answers. The most important problem is security and neutrality, as well as the problem of Donbas and Crimean.

Zelei also said that if the independent referendum in Hermuson is held, Ukraine will withdraw from all the negotiating processes. He also said that if Mali Ubol's defenders were destroyed or a referendum was held in any territory, Ukraine would withdraw from all negotiations.

At present, the Hermuson region in southeastern Ukraine is under the control of the Russian military. Hermone's local senior officials said on May 11 that the Hermuson region government plans to ask Putin to allow the region to join Russia.

Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov responded on the same day that whether the Hermuson region would become part of Russia should be decided by his residents. He added that making such a decision must have a clear legal basis, "absolutely legal, just like Crimea."

According to the Russian News Agency, the current leader of the South Ossets Ladder Bibirov issued a statement on the Presidential website on May 13 that under the guidance of the "historical wish" of the people of the South Oussean and Russia, according to the South Oussean Article 50, paragraph 16 of the staircase constitution, Bibirov signed a citizen voting law, scheduled to hold a referendum to join the Russian Federation on July 17. The decree takes effect from the date of signing.