Photo: press-service of administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky invited Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko to take part in the forum of regions. It is reported BelTA.
“We have received a number of positive signals from the elected President of Ukraine. As you know, Vladimir Zelensky invited Alexander Lukashenko at the Forum of regions in Zhytomyr. Our President confirmed his participation”, — said the Ambassador of Ukraine to Belarus Igor Sokol.
The diplomat believes that this step will be important for the development of relations between the two countries.
Earlier, Lukashenko supported the proposal Zelensky on an international meeting in Minsk, to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The press service of Lukashenko said that the Belarusian leader about the need to solve the Ukrainian crisis through dialogue remained unchanged. The President believes that the most effective would be a meeting of leaders of Ukraine and Russia in its mediation. However, he also spoke about the need to engage in the negotiation process of the United States.
8 Jul Zelensky appealed to Putin with a proposal to hold talks on the situation in the Donbass in Minsk. Ukrainian leader will also be invited as facilitators of the President of the United States Donald trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may and the French leader of Emmanuel Macron. The Kremlin said that it is absolutely new format of talks, and Moscow will assess its usefulness before giving the answer.
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