JRL NEWSWATCH: “Ukraine: Russia must withdraw to pre-war positions for talks” – AP

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“… [Zelenskyy] said Wednesday that Russia must pull back to … pre-war positions as a first step before diplomatic talks, a negotiating line … [the Kremlin] is unlikely to agree to anytime soon. … He expressed a willingness to negotiate withScreenshot file photo of Volodymyr Zelensky Gesturing, from Congressional Teleconference, adapted from image at doggett.house.gov … Putin directly, but stressed that Moscow needs to make clear its willingness to engage in serious talks. … Russia, which has gradually narrowed its own military goals in Ukraine amid fierce resistance from Ukrainian forces, might be playing for time, Zelenskyy added. …”

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