Paris' ideas of sending troops to Ukraine worry Europe — Russian deputy envoy to OSCE
Maksim Buyakevich described such ideas as a "conscious step towards increasing military escalation both in the Ukrainian conflict and on the European continent as a whole"
Seizure of frozen Russian assets without legal basis devastating move — French minister
"There is nothing more devastating for Western countries than failure to observe international rules, otherwise the risk of deepening division in the global community will arise," with Europe being reproached for hypocritically adhering to double standards, Bruno Le Maire stressed
China seeking to 'build bridges' for talks on Ukraine settlement, special envoy says
Mao Ning also stressed that China was ready to continue playing a special role in resolving the crisis in Ukraine
NATO is not, will not be party to conflict in Ukraine — Scholz
"We do not want Russia's war against Ukraine to turn into a war between Russia and NATO," German Chancellor said
Russia’s capitulation impossible — diplomat on settlement according to 'Zelensky formula'
Maria Zakharova noted that Kiev reiterated its unwillingness to hold peace talks with Moscow but did not rule out inviting Russia to the "so-called peace summit"
Idea to send troops to Ukraine found no support at Paris meeting, German official says
The meeting in Paris was attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Polish President Andrzej Duda, and the prime ministers of about 20 other EU countries
Serbian leader to demand removal of anti-Russian clauses from Ukraine summit declaration
It is reported that Vucic’s demands will additionally concern the declaration wording about the summit participants, as it currently describes Kosovo as a country
Ukrainian military command incompetent, US mercenaries tell Russian pranksters in call
"The biggest problem is the Ukrainian command that does not listen to experienced troops from some other wars," one of the mercenaries said
Idea of Europe’s direct military involvement in Ukraine frightening — Vatican
According to Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, "it would bring about the escalation that we have always tried to avoid from the beginning"