Russia-Ukraine peace talks start

Russia-Ukraine peace talks start

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Published: 17:21 28 February 2022   Updated: 19:48 28 February 2022

Russia-Ukraine peace talks start

Russia-Ukraine peace talks start

On the fifth day after Russian forces entered Ukraine, delegations from the two countries have begun talks aimed at ending the war.

The Ukrainian president's office says it wants an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian forces.

Meanwhile Moscow wants to reach an agreement that was in the interests of both sides, according to Russian negotiator, Vladimir Medinsky.

Before the meeting started, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky urged Russian troops to lay down their weapons, and called for the EU to grant Ukraine membership of the bloc immediately.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday urged the European Union to grant his country "immediate" membership, as Russia's assault against the pro-Western country went into its fifth day.

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