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Zelensky says Russian-Ukrainian talks to continue on March 15

The Ukrainian President stressed that the negotiation effort was to end the war as quickly and honestly as possible

KIEV, March 15. /TASS/. Negotiations between Russia and Ukraine will resume on March 15, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said.

Zelensky informed that he had held a conversation with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel. "The mutual understanding is at 100%. The conversation with Israeli Prime Minister [Naftali] Bennett was also important, it is a part of the negotiation effort to end this war as quickly and honestly as possible. That's what our delegation has worked on in the talks with the Russian side as well. The result is pretty good, I was told, but we'll need to wait a little bit. They [the negotiations] will continue tomorrow [on March 15]," Zelensky said.

The talks between Russia and Ukraine took place in online format on Monday. According to Ukrainian Presidential advisor Mikhail Podolyak, the Russian and Ukrainian delegations took a technical pause until Tuesday.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin in response to the appeal of the leaders of the republics of Donbass, decided to conduct a special military operation. The Russian leader stressed that Moscow’s plans do not include the occupation of Ukrainian territories, while the main goal is the country’s demilitarization and denazification.