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From your first RT link :
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov considers President Volodymyr Zelensky's readiness to discuss a neutral status for Ukraine "a movement towards the positive."

Earlier on Friday, the Ukrainian leader said he was prepared to discuss the possibility of neutrality for Ukraine with Russia, but on condition of securing "third-party guarantees." However, he expressed doubts that any third countries would provide Kiev with such guarantees, as Ukraine is not a NATO member and "everybody is afraid."

You don't seem to realise (but that's OK, I'm here to educate you) that the whole point of being in NATO, for Ukraine, is to have third-party guarantees.

So "neutrality with third-party guarantees" would be fine for Zelensky (and obviously, unacceptable for Putin) because they would be defended by third parties if, hypothetically, Ukraine were to be invaded.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Sat Feb 26th, 2022 at 07:45:46 PM EST
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