Stoltenberg: “Russia is trying to freeze the conflict to regroup”


According to NATO Secretary General, Russia shows no signs of seeking a peaceful end to the conflict

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said today that Russia’s conflicts in Ukraine will likely enter in a quieter phase in winter, but Russia shows no sign of seeking a peaceful end in the conflict.

Speaking via video conference at the Financial Times’ Global Boardroom event, Jens Stoltenberg said that “Russia is trying to freeze the conflict” to “regroup and launch a larger attack later because Ukraine now has the momentum.” He reiterated that Ukraine would decide on the timing and content of any negotiations with Russia.

“The conditions [για συνομιλίες] they don’t exist now because Russia has shown no sign of engaging in negotiations that respect Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It is up to the Ukrainians to decide when the time is right to start negotiations and agree on terms. Most wars and probably this war will end at the negotiating table,” the NATO Secretary-General emphasized and added that “the more we desire a peaceful solution, the more urgent it is to provide military support to Ukraine.”

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