Zelensky to NATO chief Stoltenberg: We are ready to negotiate with Russia
New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is ready to negotiate a peace deal on Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with the Russian Federation and implement the Minsk peace agreements.
"We are ready to negotiate with Russia. We are ready to implement the Minsk agreements. However, we must first be able to protect ourselves and to become stronger in economic, political and military terms," he said at a joint press event with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on Tuesday, June 4.