International Center / Reported by Wu Yuqing
▲ In the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Putin is the most critical figure in resolving the dispute. (Photo/Retrieved from official Twitter @KremlinRussia)
The conflict between Ukraine and Russia has intensified, and artillery fire in eastern Ukraine has continued. Russian media reported that the Ukrainian military has repeatedly opened fire on pro-Russian areas in the east. The shelling killed 2 Ukrainian soldiers and wounded 4 others. In response, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also publicly addressed Russian President Vladimir Putin, hoping that the two would meet to discuss the dispute.
▲ Zelensky looks forward to meeting Putin. (Photo / Retrieved from zelenskiy_official IG)
According to Reuters and other foreign media reports, the Ukrainian military said on Facebook that it had recorded at least 70 artillery attacks by pro-Russian elements on Saturday local time, compared with 66 violations of the ceasefire the previous day.
Seeing the tense situation, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at the Munich Security Conference, “I don’t know what the Russian president wants, so I want to propose that we should meet.” Zelensky mentioned that Russia can choose to talk. Place.
In addition, Zelensky also implored international allies to immediately impose sanctions on Russia to stop the Russian invasion. “What are you waiting for?” Zelensky warned that if parts of Ukraine are occupied, sanctions will be imposed at that time. I’m afraid it’s too late.
Zelensky also emphasized that the Ukrainian government will protect its own country regardless of whether it can wait for foreign aid. “Lying directly in the coffin and waiting for foreign soldiers to come in, this is not what we are going to do!”