Tribunnews Reporter, Fitri Wulandari
TRIBUNNEWS.COM, MOSCOW – Negotiations between Russia and Ukraine will resume in a virtual format on Monday local time.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov made this statement on Sunday.
“Yes,” said Peskov, when asked whether further negotiations would be held online.
Quoted from the page TASS, Monday (14/3/2022), Peskov said on Saturday that the Russian delegation that will conduct virtual negotiations with Ukraine will be led by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide, Vladimir Medinsky, as before.
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Meanwhile, the Kremlin’s press service said on Saturday that in telephone conversations with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, President Putin told them about “a series of talks held between representatives of Russia and Ukraine in video format in recent days”.
The first round of negotiations between the two countries was held in the Gomel region of Belarus on February 28 and lasted for 5 hours.
Then the second round of negotiations was held on March 3 in Belovezhskaya Pushcha, also in Belarus.
The negotiations resulted in an agreement on a ‘humanitarian corridor’ to evacuate civilians.
Furthermore, the delegations of the two countries met for the third round of negotiations on March 7, in the Brest region, which is also on the territory of Belarus.