Zelensky ready to negotiate with Russia, implement Minsk agreements

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly called Russia an aggressor
22:13, 4 June 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, June 4, 2019
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed readiness to hold talks with Russia. He said this at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, as Ukrainian Truth agency reports.

 “We are ready for the negotiations with Russia. We are ready to fulfill the Minsk agreements. But first of all we must be able to protect ourselves. I am grateful for the support Ukraine receives from the Alliance and allies,” Zelensky said.

Earlier, in his speech at the IForum, Zelensky publicly called Russia an aggressor country. During the speech, Zelensky rejected the possibility of negotions with Russia.

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Volodymyr Zelensky assumed the office and became the sixth president of Ukraine. The solemn ceremony of inauguration took place in Kyiv on Monday, May 20. The new head of the state greeted the audience that welcomed him at Mariinsky Park in the downtown Kyiv. Zelensky passed the improvised corridor in the park, shaking hands and making selfies with his supporters. The head of the state made the oath the traditional way, with his right hand on Peresopnytsia Gospels and the Constitution of Ukraine. In his bold speech, the new leader announced he would dismiss the Ukrainian Parliament. He also urged the Ukrainian Government to resign if they could not act effectively anymore.

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