Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Friday that a ceasefire with Russia would only prolong the war without regaining lost territory.
He said that the ceasefire, which would allow Russia to continue to occupy Ukraine’s territory since the invasion in February, would only foster a broader conflict, replenishing and re-arming Moscow for the next round. Warned that it would give them an opportunity to do so.
Zelenskyy also talked about the US-provided High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS): “While the western supply of Himal makes material differences, it is far more than what Ukraine needs to turn the tide. There are few. “
“Freezing the conflict with the Russian Federation means a pause that gives the Russian Federation a break,” said The Wall Street Journal. report, Quoted from a comment by Zelenskyy.
He said, “Society believes that all territories must be released first, and then negotiate what we should do and how we can live centuries ahead. I can.”
“A more urgent need is an air defense system that can prevent Russia from dropping long-range missiles in peaceful cities hundreds of miles from the front lines,” Zelensky added.
Zelensky referred to an agreement signed with Russia to resume grain exports: “Diplomatic concessions to Moscow may stabilize the market to some extent, but will provide temporary rest and boomerang in the future. I just do it. “
Russia and Ukraine signed a groundbreaking agreement on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea port for grain exports, hoping that the international food crisis exacerbated by the Ukrainian war will be mitigated. I raised it.