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Lula tells Putin he defends Russia’s inclusion in peace meetings in Ukraine

Lula tells Putin he defends Russia’s inclusion in peace meetings in Ukraine

Lula tells Putin he defends Russia’s inclusion in peace meetings in Ukraine

The Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silvareiterated this Monday that he is in favor of the participation of Russia in peace negotiations Ukraineduring a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

Brazil will be absent from the summit Ukraine which will take place on Saturday and Sunday in Burgenstok (Switzerland), on the initiative of Kyiv and yes Moscow.

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In relation to Ukraine, President Lula reiterated his defense of peace negotiations involving both sides of the conflict.“, indicated the Brazilian presidency in a statement, in which it stated that the president received”a call” from Putin in the morning.

The left-wing Brazilian president recalled that this position was “according to the signed document” by his foreign relations advisor, Celso Amorimwith the Chinese authorities in Beijing on May 23rd.

In this joint statement, China and Brazil states “support an international peace conference, to be held at an appropriate time, recognized by both Russia as for Ukraine, with equal participation of all relevant parties, as well as a fair discussion of all peace plans”.

Lula will travel to Europe this week, for a meeting of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on Thursday in Geneva, before participating in the G7 Summit in Italy. But he will not participate in the summit on Ukraine.

Our position is that any peace discussion must involve both parties. This model, which includes only one party, has already been tested in this conflict and has not produced any results.“, a Brazilian diplomatic source told AFP.

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The president of the largest country in the world Latin America He caused controversy on several occasions by stating that responsibility for the conflict in Ukraine is shared, although he condemned the Russian invasion.

Beijing and Brasilia They try to position themselves as mediators in the Ukrainian war. Unlike Western nations, they did not impose sanctions on Russia for its invasion.

The Brazilian presidency also said that Vladimir Putin there was “expressed solidarity with the victims of the floods” that devastated southern Brazil and left more than 170 people dead.

Source: Elcomercio

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