Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced Thursday that he had delivered a letter from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, without revealing its contents.
“I handed President Putin a letter from President Zelensky,” Widodo said after meeting with his Russian counterpart in Moscow, according to a translation of his remarks. in Russian.
“I have expressed my intention to ensure a (channel) of communication between the two presidents,” he added. “There is no other interest in Indonesia (…) than that the war should end as soon as possible”, she said, inviting “all world leaders to revive the spirit of cooperation”.
“Although the situation is still complicated, we should move towards a solution and start a dialogue,” said the Indonesian president, received in the Kremlin the day after a visit in Ukraine.
A few days ago, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Moscow does not see the possibility of allowing Ukraine to resume negotiations with Russia.
“We will gladly accept the invitation of the President of Belarus to meet on Belarusian soil. But I will not think about it,” Lavrov said. in an interview with the National Radio and Television Corporation of Belarus.
These claims come in one moment in which the negotiations of pace between Kiev and Moscow are in stalled since last April, while the two sides in conflict blamed the other.
The last period did not see significant contacts between them, but the last meeting between the Russian delegations led by Vladimir Medinsky and the Ukrainian delegation led by David Arakhamia was held on 22 April.
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