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Ukraine leader says he seeks peace 'without delay' in talks

Ukraine leader says he seeks tranquillity 'without delay' inside talks

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine could proclaim neutrality with every one other accompanied by provide safety guarantees to Russia to firm tranquillity "without delay," President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said ahead of another planned circular of talks — though he said only a face-to-face gathering accompanied by Russia's leader could extremity the war.

In an meeting accompanied by self-governing Russian media outlets, Zelenskyy stressed that Ukraine's priority is ensuring its sovereignty with every one other accompanied by its "territorial integrity" — preventing Russia from carving up the country, something Ukraine with every one other accompanied by the West speak could now exist Moscow's goal.

But, Zelenskyy added: "Security guarantees with every one other accompanied by neutrality, non-nuclear status of our condition — we are prepared to go for it."

The Ukrainian leader has suggested while a a large amount of before, nevertheless rarely so forcefully with every one other accompanied by the latest remarks go nearer while the set of two sides said talks would resume Tuesday.

Russia has lengthy demanded that Ukraine let fall some hope of joining the western NATO alliance, which Moscow sees while a threat. Zelenskyy said that the question of neutrality, which would retain Ukraine not here of NATO or other military alliances, should exist place to Ukrainian voters inside a referendum following Russian troops withdraw.

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Zelenskyy has too lengthy stressed that Ukraine needs safety guarantees of its own while small portion of some deal.

"We must go nearer to an accord accompanied by the president of the Russian Federation, with every one other accompanied by inside order to stretch not here an agreement, he needs to obtain not here of there on his own feet ... with every one other accompanied by go nearer to meet me," he too said inside an meeting that Russia barred its media from publishing.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday that the set of two presidents could meet, nevertheless only following the answer elements of a potential deal are negotiated.

"The gathering is obligatory on one occasion we have clarity concerning solutions on all answer issues," Lavrov said inside an meeting accompanied by Serbian media. He accused Ukraine of only wanting to "imitate talks," nevertheless said Russia needed solid results.

In an overnight video address to his nation, Zelenskyy said Ukraine sought tranquillity "without delay" inside talks due to obtain underway inside Istanbul. That location was agreed following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, the Turkish leader's office said. Negotiators are expected to come Monday.

Earlier talks, both by video with every one other accompanied by inside person, have failed to build forward movement on extremity a additional than month-old war that has killed thousands with every one other accompanied by driven additional than 10 million Ukrainians from their homes — including almost 4 million from their country.

With Russia's insulting stalled inside numerous areas, its troops have resorted to pummeling Ukrainian towns with every one other accompanied by cities accompanied by rockets with every one other accompanied by artillery inside a grinding war of attrition. Fierce fighting has raged on the outskirts of Kyiv, nevertheless Russian troops carry on accompanied by to exist miles from the city center, their aim of fast encircling the first city faltering

In Stoyanka village near Kyiv, Ukrainian fighter Serhiy Udod said Russian troops had taken up defending positions with every one other accompanied by suffered heavy losses.

He said "probably they idea it would exist be fond of Crimea," which Russia annexed inside 2014.

"But, here it's not exist fond of inside Crimea. We are not contented to see them. Here they hurt with every one other accompanied by obtain killed."

A fiercer than expected Ukrainian resistance — bolstered by weapons from the U.S. with every one other accompanied by other Western allies — has been credited accompanied by bogging Russian forces down.

But Zelenskyy has made increasingly exasperated pleas for Western countries to do more, including sending fighter jets, accusing political leaders on Sunday of lacking courage. Countries from the NATO alliance have been hesitant to present with Zelenskyy some of the additional strong apparatus he's begged for, for terror of triggering a a a large amount of wider war.

In fact, Russia's invasion has most Americans at least somewhat worried that the U.S. will exist drawn straight into the dispute with every one other accompanied by could exist targeted accompanied by nuclear weapons, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. It shows a flat of worry echoing the Cold War era.

Moscow now says its focus is on securing the entire eastern Donbas region, which has been partially controlled by Russia-backed separatists since 2014. A high-ranking Russian military official on Friday said that troops were actuality redirected to the the orient from other parts of the country.

Kyrylo Budanov, the head of Ukrainian military intelligence, accused Russia of seeking to split Ukraine inside two, making the contrast to North with every one other accompanied by South Korea.

"The occupiers will try to pull the occupied territories into a single quasi-state building with every one other accompanied by pit it opposed to self-governing Ukraine," Budanov said inside a statement released by the Defense Ministry. He predicted that guerrilla warfare by Ukrainians would derail such plans.

Meanwhile, Ukraine has banned reporting on troop with every one other accompanied by apparatus movements not announced or approved by the military. Journalists who contravene the rules and regulations could face trio to eight years inside prison. The rules and regulations does not differentiate in the centre of Ukrainian with every one other accompanied by overseas reporters.

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Andrea Rosa inside Kharkiv, Nebi Qena inside Kyiv, Cara Anna inside Lviv with every one other accompanied by Associated Press journalists around the world contributed to this report.

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