Lukashenka called the condition for ending the conflict in Ukraine in a week

Interest in such an outcome of Washington and London is necessary, but, according to Lukashenka, they do not want an end to the conflict. He stated that Ukraine and Russia could resolve the differences peacefully, but Kyiv's provocations prevented this

Alexander Lukashenko

The military conflict in Ukraine could have ended within a week or even earlier, if the United States and Great Britain were interested in this , Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said in an interview with the Associated Press, BelTA informs.

“If you are talking about some atrocities in Ukraine, address it primarily to the Poles, for example, the United States of America, Great Britain: if you, the United States and Great Britain, are interested in stopping the war in Ukraine, this can be done within weeks. Even earlier. But you're not interested in that, — he said.

According to the head of the republic, if Ukraine complied with the Minsk Protocol signed in 2014, “today it would exist within the borders of the Soviet era.” “Already the third elections were held in the Donbass. Excuse me for being frank, if the Ukrainians had done it the way they needed, — convinced Lukashenka.

He said that Russia and Ukraine could agree on all issues without military action, if provocations from the Ukrainian side had not started— “Starting from personal insults to the leadership of Russia and to all sorts of economic provocations, pressure and mockery of the Russian people in Ukraine.” The United States pushed Kyiv to the conflict, because such a development of events was beneficial to them, he added. Ukraine “got what it wanted,” says Lukashenka.

In the same interview, the President of Belarus said that the Russian military operation in Ukraine, in his opinion, was dragging on.

The fact that the United States is not interested in resolving the “crisis situation” in Ukraine, on February 26, they spoke at the Russian Foreign Ministry. This, according to the ministry, is evidenced by “NATO's intention to continue pumping weapons into Ukraine, including air defense systems.”

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On April 19, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced the start of the “battle for Donbass”. On the same day, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that “the next stage is beginning”; special operations. The Ministry of Defense called the goal of the next, second phase “the establishment of complete control over the Donbass and Southern Ukraine.”

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Alexander Lukashenko

politician, President of Belarus

August 29, 1954

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