Negotiations for the fourth round between Ukrainian and Russian delegations on a possible ceasefire were suspended until Tuesday, a Kyiv government adviser said on Monday.
“Until tomorrow, negotiations have taken a technical suspension.” Said Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak posted on Twitter. “For additional work in the work subgroup and clarification of individual definitions. Negotiations continue.”
The day before, Russian and Ukrainian officials said little details were provided, but there seemed to be signs of a possible ceasefire in the near future. Little results were obtained in the last round of negotiations.
“In my personal expectations, this progress could grow into a document for signature, in the joint position of both delegations in the coming days,” said Russia, a member of Duma. Negotiator Leonid Slutsky told state media on Sunday. Meanwhile, Moscow said, “not only did we abandon the ultimatum, we started talking about something.”
During a meeting on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky separately announced that he would give a virtual speech to the US Parliament on Wednesday. The Biden administration and NATO officials have repeatedly poured cold water into the proposal, but he is expected to demand a no-fly zone over Ukraine again.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Said Western nations need “to help us fight.” Please provide us with all the weapons you need. Further sanctions will be applied to Russia and it will be completely isolated.Help the Ukrainian army [Russia] If you fail, you can avoid a bigger war. “
Since the start of the conflict on February 24, more than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine to neighboring countries such as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Russia. according to At the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
“People continue to flee the war in Ukraine every minute,” the agency wrote on Twitter on Monday, adding that they need “continuous support.”
Earlier Monday morning, air raid sirens sounded in cities and towns across the country, as Ukrainian officials said Russian troops had bombarded several suburbs of the capital Kyiv before the talks took place.
Russia’s UN ambassador to the United Nations Sputnik said on Monday that Russia’s UN ambassador Vasily Nevensia is “actively preparing for provocation by the use of chemicals to accuse Russia of using chemical weapons.” Said. Nationalists shipped about 80 tonnes of ammonia to Zolochiv, northwest of Karkov. “
Ukrainian and US officials have not released public comments on recent Russian claims of the chemical false flag operation.Previously, the White House Said The claims are “ridiculous” and “totally nonsense”, and they say it is Moscow that is preparing to use chemical weapons.
“We are allegedly preparing for a chemical attack,” Zelensky said late last week. “This is really worrisome because we are repeatedly convinced. If you want to know Russia’s plans, see Russia blaming others.”