Russia-Ukraine War: Armistice Now Near? US Defense Secretary urges Russia to suspend ceasefire
(Russia-Ukraine War) Ukraine Foreign Minister of Dmitry Kubela G-7 from countries Ukraine to supply arms and Russia Called for pressure. of the Russo-Ukraine War On Friday, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu. News agency Reuters gave this information.
Demanding a ceasefire, Austin stressed the importance of maintaining the line of communication. Pentagon spokesman Don Kirby said the two leaders last spoke on February 18. So this is the first conversation between Austin and Shoigu during the Russo-Ukraine War. Austin and Shoigu had a telephone conversation. A few hours ago, the US Defense Secretary also spoke to British Foreign Secretary Ben Wallace. Meanwhile, the two leaders discussed the next steps that could be taken to help Ukraine.
“We will continue to work together in unity,” Reuters said in a statement released on Friday after a meeting with Lloyd Austin. We will also resolve to do everything we can to help save Ukraine from Russia. “We discussed the next steps to take to extend political support to Ukraine,” he said. The AUKUS Defense Agreement between Australia, the United States and Britain was also discussed.
Ukraine requests G7 countries to supply arms
On the other hand, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba on Friday urged the G-7 countries to provide arms to Ukraine. He said that according to the talks held with the foreign ministers of G-7 countries, these talks have been very helpful, beneficial and realistic and result oriented. He praised the donor countries for the financial and military aid they have received so far. But he also called on Ukraine’s allies to supply more weapons, including warplanes and multiple launch rockets. He also called on the G-7 countries to increase sanctions on Russia.