LONDON (Information) – A prime Ukrainian presidential aide on Thursday mentioned Ukraine would wall off the remainder of the nation from occupied territories if Russia didn’t conform to a ceasefire and prisoner swap at a summit in Paris subsequent week.
If Russia doesn’t wish to conform to a deal “on this case we shall be constructing a wall and life will go on,” Andriy Yermak mentioned at a discussion board in London. “We shall be residing sadly in a situation of a frozen battle.”
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany will meet on Monday for the primary time in additional than three years to attempt to finish a battle in jap Ukraine between Russian-backed forces and Ukrainian troops that has killed greater than 13,000 individuals.
Reporting by Marc Jones; Writing by Matthias Williams; Enhancing by Hugh Lawson