Moscow wants new “big deal” with the West on the occasion of the Ukrainian says Ankara through the Turkish representative President Erdogan Ibrahim Kalin. “Russia wants to sit at the negotiating table not only with Ukraine, but also with the West, and conclude a new grand agreement. “The conduct of these talks will depend on the positions of the parties, including Europe and the United States,” Ibrahim Kalin was quoted as saying by Türkiye.
“We realize that Russia wants to sit at the negotiating table not only with Ukraine but also with the West and conclude a new big deal. The issue also concerns Ukraine and not only Ukraine. There is a deeper strategic calculation, which includes Ukraine. It is impossible to put an end to hostilities and ultimately to war without to restore the right balance here “, said Kalin.
According to Kalin, in order to create the conditions for talks, “all parties, including Europe and the United States, they must have a constructive attitude “.
“Realizing this, we are making strong diplomatic moves with our European and American counterparts,” said Erdogan’s adviser.
Kalin also said that for a meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and the Russian Federation, it is necessary to make some progress in the negotiations.
“In order for the heads of state of Russia and Ukraine to meet face to face, it is necessary there are certain conditions and make some progress in the talks. The Istanbul talks have come a long way, but the meeting of the presidents will take some time. Unfortunately, the developments of the last few weeks have had a negative effect on these talks. “But we will continue to promote talks and dialogue, not war, by showing patience and perseverance,” Kalin said.
Turkey has repeatedly stated that it is ready to organize and host on its territory both meetings at the level of negotiators and a meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and Russia.
On March 29 A round of talks between the Ukrainian and Russian delegations took place live in Istanbul. Following this round, the Ukrainian delegation submitted a series of proposals to end the Russian-Ukrainian war, including the signing of an international agreement on Ukraine’s security guarantees.