NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has refused to meet with the freed Ukrainian sailors. If because of Russia.
According to the source, against the meeting of the NATO Secretary General and ex-prisoners of the Kremlin were made by France, which concerned the possibility of failure of Normandy format due to the negative reaction of Russia.
Note that preparations for the summit of heads of state and so not everything went smoothly. At this point Russia refuses to give any dates for possible talks. Also not everything is clear with the withdrawal of troops in the Petrovsky district of the Luhansk region.
This step is required to prepare the “NF” was once again disrupted by militant attacks.
Recall Zelensky announced a plan for the liberation of Donbass.