The plane with the Russian delegation landed at the Istanbul airport around 16:00 (Moscow time). Earlier, the head of the delegation, Vladimir Medinsky, said that the negotiations would be held on March 29-30 ” alt=”The Russian delegation arrived in Istanbul for talks with Ukraine” />
The Russian delegation headed by Presidential Aide Vladimir Medinsky arrived in Istanbul for talks with representatives of Ukraine, reports Haberin Takasi.
According to the publication, the Tu-204 300 with the Russian delegation on board landed at the airport. Ataturk around 16:00 (Moscow time).
“The delegation got off the plane and left the airport, sitting on the cars waiting for them”,— the correspondent of the newspaper specified.
The fact that the face-to-face meeting in Istanbul will take place on March 29-30 was previously announced by the head of the Russian delegation, presidential aide Vladimir Medinsky. In turn, a member of the Ukrainian delegation, head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada, David Arakhamia specified that negotiations would begin on March 29 at 10:00 (Moscow time). Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu expressed hope that the meeting of the delegations of Moscow and Kyiv in Istanbul would lead to a ceasefire.
Against the backdrop of a Russian special operation, Moscow and Kyiv are negotiating to resolve the situation in Ukraine. At the end of February— At the beginning of March, three face-to-face meetings were held in Belarus, after which the parties continued contacts via videoconferences. According to Medinsky, the positions of Russia and Ukraine are converging on minor issues, but on the main— “marking their feet.”
Among the terms of the settlement, Moscow called the consideration of Russian interests in the field of security, the neutral and nuclear-free status of Ukraine, as well as its demilitarization and denazification, the recognition by Kiev of the independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics and the Russian sovereignty over Crimea.
Among Ukraine's demands— security guarantees and the withdrawal of Russian troops. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky spoke about his readiness to seek consensus with Moscow on Crimea, the LPR and the DPR. He also promised to submit compromises with Russia to a national referendum.
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