The United States commendably took “brave and cautious” reaction of President Vladimir Zelensky on the tragic news from the front the day before and the proposal in the shortest possible time to hold negotiations in the “Normandy format”. Reports replyua.net, this is referred to in the statement released today by the American Embassy in Ukraine.
“The President Zelensky and Mat showed restraint and courage in the face of aggression, in consequence of which, on 6 August were killed four Ukrainian servicemen during a declared ceasefire, with potential for a real ceasefire that saves the lives of Ukrainians. Ukraine also intensified diplomatic efforts for a peaceful settlement of the conflict”, – is told in the statement of the Embassy in Facebook.
According to American diplomats, this approach deserves the full support of the “Norman Quartet”, including the Russian Federation. “Russia could show the same courage and put an end to the conflict, immediately withdraw its forces”, according to the Embassy.