Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican nomination, has long asserted that he could put an end to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine in a single day.
Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, is now requesting that he put up or shut up. Zelensky was questioned about Trump’s assertions that he could broker a settlement between the warring nations during an appearance with CNN on Tuesday.
“The former president, former President Trump, told NBC News on Sunday that he would get—if he were elected president again—he would get you and Putin together and make what he called a fair deal,” host Wolf Blitzer remarked to the head of Ukraine.
He claimed that a deal could have been reached with Crimea and other regions of the nation. What do you think of his claim that he would meet with both Putin and you to negotiate a fair deal? “Zelensky answered, “First of all, I don’t see any details in this.
“Of course, there is still a year till the elections. Of course, if he has any good ideas, he should share them with us. Of course, we need to be in a strong position.
“Now that he can express his idea publicly, spare no time. To avoid losing people, Zelensky added. Yes, and he adds, ‘My formula is to halt the war and stop all this sorrow and stop Russian aggression,’ and he explains how he sees it.
how to speak Russian in our country. He is not, I mean, providing a universal concept of peace otherwise. So, the plan is to remove a portion of our area and give it to Putin.
That is not the secret to peace. So you’re not willing to work with Putin on a territorial compromise? questioned Blitzer. Zelensky answered, “We’re not prepared. But the question is: What are the United States truly willing to give to Putin? It may not be Trump’s notion or someone else’s.