Moscow considers the proposed assembly a publicity stunt by Ukraine and its Western sponsors
International locations of the World South mustn’t dignify with their presence the so-called peace summit the West needs to carry with out Russia, the nation’s Overseas Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova mentioned on Wednesday.
In the course of the common briefing on the ministry, Zakharova identified the “wild logic” of holding a peace summit with out Moscow, calling it an try to “ritually focus on” the Western agenda and get ethical and propaganda help from the remainder of the world.
“We name on accountable states, people who actually try for peace and specific the need and readiness to play a constructive function find a political and diplomatic resolution to the battle, to not take part on this provocative scheme,” Zakharova instructed reporters. “The West wants you on the ‘summit’ solely to create the impression its coverage has widespread help. This very factor will make the prospects for peace that rather more distant.”
The Russian diplomat identified that the West is making an attempt to push the so-called peace formulation of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky as the one path to resolving the battle. Nevertheless, Moscow has repeatedly identified that the ‘formulation’ has nothing to do with peace, however is a propagandistic set of calls for based mostly on completely false pretenses.
Zakharova reminded reporters that Zelensky’s formulation envisions Russia withdrawing from its personal territory – together with Donbass, Kherson, Zaporozhye and Crimea – paying reparations to Ukraine and submitting to ‘battle crimes tribunals,’ amongst different issues. She described it as a “doc that mixes all of the nonsense their propaganda has promoted in a single place.”
She in contrast the ‘peace summit’ with the numerous spherical tables the US has organized through the years relating to the battle in Syria, none of which produced any outcomes in any respect. To make peace, one should finish the bloodshed and cease the availability of weapons, the diplomat famous, however the US and its allies proceed to gas each.
“Makes an attempt to find out the result of the Ukraine battle with out Russian participation are doomed to failure. In any other case this might have been accomplished way back,” Zakharova identified.
She additionally identified that Kiev has a historical past of reneging on its worldwide obligations, mentioning particularly the Minsk Agreements regarding Donbass, which had been even endorsed by the UN Safety Council. “One can’t imagine a phrase they are saying,” Zakharova mentioned.