The senior Russian official told the press that the bilateral dialogue continues, but with these limitations, and thanked the efforts of the Turkish presidency to create the necessary conditions for a new meeting of the parties in Istanbul.
He recalled that, on March 29, in that Turkish city, the delegations from Moscow and Kiev reached the understandings they needed, which were later rejected by the Ukrainian side.”
Regarding the state of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, the Kremlin press chief urged reporters to be guided by the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who assured in recent days that the actions are being carried out according to plan.
Peskov said that the Russian president will not implement any martial law, thus answering another question from the press about the statements made in this regard by the director of National Intelligence of the United States, Avril Haines.
Moreover, he confirmed that this country is carefully observing and analyzing everything related to the actions that modify the configuration of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) near the borders of Russia, commenting on Finland and Sweden’s possible entry into the alliance.
According to Western media, a bipartisan analysis of the country’s situation in the field of security policy will be held in Sweden on May 13, and the ruling Swedish Social Democratic Party will decide on the nation’s entry into NATO on May 15. .