Putin wants new ‘grand bargain’ with West, Turkish official says


Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

According to Kalin, it seems inevitable that Russia’s war in Ukraine will continue for some time, and the question is how much damage will be done before negotiations resume.

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“Our understanding is that Putin wants a new grand bargain, a new deal with the West,” said a spokesperson.

“It’s definitely about Ukraine. But the bigger issue is the new deal between Russia and the Western world.”

Kalin said Moscow feels that the agreements reached at the end of the Cold War under Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin no longer reflect today’s Russia.

“There is a new Russia, there is a new world, there is a new reality, and they want new deals,” he said, adding that the entire global liberal order faces a major test as a result. .

President Erdogan had a telephone conversation with President Putin on October 7.Before that he said on October 6 that the Turkish leader Even the worst peace in Ukraine is better than war.

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Erdogan said the deals that would allow exports of Ukrainian grain from several ports in Ukraine’s Black Sea and the recent prisoner exchange are examples of what can be achieved through mediation and negotiations.

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin signed on Sept. 30 “Agreement” on the annexation of Russian-occupied Ukrainian territories With the acting leaders of the false republics that the Kremlin installed in Donetsk and Luhansk, and with its collaborators in the Kherson and Zaporizhia provinces.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky later backed a recent decision by the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) to ban meetings with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.

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The presidential office emphasized that: Negotiations between Ukraine and Russia will not be possible while Russia is led by President Putin.

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