In the words of foreign Minister Kuleba, Ukraine uses proactive diplomacy to put pressure on the occupying country Russia
Ukraine will continue the pressure on the aggressor country of Russia in three areas: offensive diplomacy, working with international partners and promotion of the issue of de-occupation of Crimea in the international arena. This was told in an interview to UKRINFORM, foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba.
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“The first is offensive diplomacy. This means that we are not waiting until Russia would say something, or try to impose, but propose, initiate, create situations, which are forced to respond to Russia, and not Vice versa,” he said.
As an example of offensive diplomacy Kuleba led the initiative of Ukraine to hold meetings of the Minsk group in an online format during a pandemic coronavirus, raising the status of the Ukrainian delegation in Minsk and the introduction of new individuals, including migrants from the Donbass.
The second direction of pressure of the Kremlin is working with international partners. Kuleba reminded about the restoration of the Normandy format at the level of Ministers and the visits of the Ukrainian delegation in Paris and Berlin in the last weeks.
“The third element is the sharp intensification of the promotion of the Crimea in the international arena. We are now very seriously working to bring the Crimea from the shadows,” he concluded.
- 9 June 2020, four of internally displaced persons from the Donbas – the journalist Sergey Garmash, blogger Denis Kazanskiy, a trauma surgeon Konstantin Libster and lawyer, head of the NGO “Luhansk region” Vadim Goran – participate in meetings of the TAG in Minsk.
- The undeclared war of Russia against Ukraine continues in its seventh year.
- C it started, has killed more than 13,000 people, tens of thousands were injured, about 1.8 million Ukrainians have been displaced.