NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg admits that Kiev will have to make territorial concessions
MOSCOW, June 12 – RIA Novosti. At a press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niiniste, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg acknowledged that Kiev must give up a part of the region in order to establish peace. The meeting has been published Youtube channel Reuters agency.
“Peace is possible in Ukraine. The only question is how much are you willing to pay for this peace. How much are you willing to sacrifice land, independence, sovereignty, freedom and democracy. And that is a very difficult moral dilemma,” he said. explained.
According to Stoltenberg, the alliance will continue to support the Kyiv authorities, but at the same time will try every means to avoid escalating tensions with Russia. “The organization therefore refused to send its units to Ukrainian territory, and also rejected the possibility of introducing a no-fly zone.”
Earlier, Volodymyr Zelensky said that the world is tired of the current crisis, and Kiev is pushed to a negative conclusion for him in terms of agreements with Moscow.
The press secretary of the Russian leader, Dmitry Peskov, noted that the requirements for Ukraine were voiced, well known to him, but local officials refused to negotiate, possibly under pressure from the curators. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke of the same thing, given that Western countries are using the former Soviet republic as a tool to tire and defeat Russia on the battlefield.