With the Russian-Ukrainian conflict entering its eighth month, with no signs of hope for an immediate solution, and amid the waning enthusiasm of some European countries that have poured aid to Ukraine, it appears that the United States has started sending messages under the table in Kiev to urge it to negotiate with Moscow.
Sources aware of this file confirmed that the administration of US President Joe Biden secretly encourages Ukrainian leaders to express their openness to negotiations with Russia and to abandon their public refusal to participate in any talks of pace until President Vladimir Putin is removed from power.
What if the fighting continues after years?
Those sources also made it clear that the US officials’ request is not aimed at pressure Kiev to come to the negotiating table, but rather as a calculated attempt to ensure Ukraine retains support from other countries that fear fighting will continue. for many years to come. according to the Washington Post.
He also revealed that the discussions made it clear how difficult the Biden administration’s stance on the Ukrainian file is, as US officials have publicly pledged to support Kiev with huge amounts of aid “for as long as possible,” but in reality they hope in an eight-month solution to the conflict that has strained the global economy and raised fears of a nuclear war.
Although US officials endorsed the position of their Ukrainian counterparts that Putin is currently not serious about the negotiations, they acknowledged that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s refusal to start talks with him raised several concerns. in some parts of Europe, Africa and Latin America, which are regions where the impact of the conflict has emerged in course For months, the costs of food and fuel have been significantly reduced.
This information comes as US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan stressed on a visit to Kiev on Friday that his country’s support for Ukraine will remain “firm and unwavering” following the midterm elections for Congress next Tuesday. .
Interestingly, since the launch of the Russian military operation on Ukrainian territory on February 24, Washington has been on the side of Kiev, supporting it with humanitarian and military aid, pouring out billions of dollars to arm Ukrainian forces.
European countries have also sided with Ukraine, supporting it with weapons and equipment.
However, this conflict has raised many concerns in Worldwide, in particularly due to the high rates of economic inflation and the high prices of wheat and wheat, as well as oil and energy.
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