Foreign diplomats gather in Kyiv to discuss Ukrainian president’s peace plan
Andriy Yermak, chief of staff to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought together foreign diplomats for the second time to discuss the implementation of the ten-point peace plan proposed by the head of state, the presidency announced on Thursday. A first round of consultations took place on 30 June.
The second took place in the presence of the ambassadors of the G7 countries, the head of the European Union delegation in Ukraine and those of the diplomatic missions of Turkey, South Africa, China, Denmark , Brazil, India, Spain, Indonesia, South Korea, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, the United Nations and the Vatican, specifies the presidency in a communicated. Discussions focused on issues of radiological, nuclear, food and energy security, as well as the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
” The support of each of you is very important to us, because there are people at this table now who respect the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of our State, and it is extremely important for us to hear said Andriy Yermak in his opening speech.
Particular attention was paid to the release of military and civilian prisoners held by Russia. “ The release of all prisoners and deportees is one of the points of the peace formula put forward by Volodymyr Zelensky, and our state is pursuing active consultations with all interested countries regarding its implementation. commented Mr. Yermak.
Members of the Military Intelligence Directorate (GUR), including its head, Kyrylo Budanov, were also there. They briefed diplomats on the process of repatriating detained soldiers and civilians and briefed them on the situation at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which they say Russian forces intend to sabotage.
Volodymyr Zelensky presented his peace plan on 1er November, on the occasion of the G7 summit which took place in Indonesia.