The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is not fulfilling his campaign promises regarding the war in the Donbass. On 18 July said in the Telegram the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.
“You are being dishonest and dodgy, not only in their words but in the pre-election promises. Promised to end the war, but continue the work of his predecessor [the fifth President of Ukraine Petro] Poroshenko.
What prevents you to fulfill the hopes of two great Nations? What’s stopping you call [Russian President] Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin and declare that finish this civil war in Eastern Ukraine? Pride or someone else will?” – he wrote.
According to the head of Chechnya, “once our countries, our peoples could not accept the thought that the war will divide us.”
“But times have changed, and now overseas will allow our Ukrainian brothers to kill the Russian people in Donetsk and Lugansk. Be a man, Vladimir, always keep his word! Line up correct, good relations with great Russia. Sure, the guarantor of the Constitution of Ukraine should make the first move!” – said Kadyrov.
The armed conflict in Donbass continues with the 2014. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.
Zelensky took office as President in may 2019. The establishment of peace in Ukraine, he called the purpose of his presidency.
In March 2020, in an interview with The Guardian Zelensky said that he is ready to withdraw from the negotiation process with Putin in a year, if at that time will not be able to achieve progress on the resolution of the conflict in the Donbass. According to him, the Ukrainian government may in the course of the year to work towards an agreement on the settlement of the conflict, but no longer.
The Ukrainian head of state believes that the question of ending the war in the Donbass should be resolved through diplomatic means.