Ukraine has offered a “Special Round” of Negotiations with Russia, without any conditions, amidst the on going war and crises in Ukraine, according to a top Kyiv official. The special negotiations if successful, will hold at the city of Mariupol.This was confirmed by Mykhailo Podolyak, a top Ukraine negotiator and presidential aide, in a tweet he shared which reads;
“Yes. Without any conditions. We’re ready to hold a ‘special round of negotiations’ right in Mariupol,” “One on one. Two on two. To save our guys, Azov, military, civilians, children, the living & the wounded. Everyone. Because they are ours. Because they are in my heart. Forever.”
In confirmation to this, another key Ukrainian negotiator, David Arakhamia, said on Telegram that he and Podolyak “are ready to arrive in Mariupol to hold talks with the Russian side on the evacuation of our military garrison and civilians”.
The “Special Round” of Negotiations with Russia, is coming after several failed attempts to evacuate several citizens and military personnel from the besieged city of Mariupol, and president Volodymyr Zelensky’s warning, that “the situation in Mariupol is deteriorating” with thousands of troops and civilians stuck in the city.