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Zelensky: Reducing pressure on Russia will only prolong the war

Zelensky: Reducing pressure on Russia will only prolong the war

Zelensky: Reducing pressure on Russia will only prolong the war

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenskywarned today that any reduction in international pressure on Russia will only prolong the war, warning at the same time that the head of Kremlin, Vladimir Putinhe is a “predator” who will not accept a frozen conflict.

“Every reduction in pressure on the aggressor adds years to the war and every investment in the defending country’s confidence will make it shorter.”he said Zelensky in his speech at World Economic Forum in Davos.

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The Ukrainian leader also spoke out against the possibility of “Freeze” the conflict, which is about to enter its third year.

“Putin is a predator who is not satisfied with frozen productsdeclared the head of the Ukrainian state.

Asked about the blocking of multi-year aid of 50 billion euros to Ukraine proposed by European Commission and another of 61.4 billion dollars from the US Government, Zelensky He expressed confidence that a solution would be found soon.

“I think it’s a matter of weeks.”he indicated.

“I have positive signs that Europe supports us, the Member States (from European Union) support us and I believe that we will also be able to resolve the issue of Congress from the USA, he added.

“Without this it is impossible”he added.

Zelensky criticized those who since the annexation of Crimea on the part of Russia In 2014 they asked Ukraine “not increase” tensions with Russia for fear of Moscow’s reaction.

For the Ukrainian president, this attitude on the part of the international community slowed down support for Ukraine and gave a feeling of impunity Russia.

About the risks of “Freeze“the conflict, Zelensky He remembered what happened with the agreements Minsk achieved with Russia to stop the war between Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatist militias of the Donbass ten years ago, they did not stop the current Russian aggression.

Source: Elcomercio

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