January 4, 2023, 09:33 – Public News Service – OSN

Washington refuses to consider the preservation of new regions within the Russian Federation as a guarantor for a peace dialogue between Moscow and Kyiv. The corresponding statement was made by the press secretary of the White House Karine Jean-Pierre.

The politician stressed that at the moment USA plan to continue to support Kyiv “on the battlefield.”

“It is difficult to take seriously the idea that the Russian Federation is ready for good faith diplomacy when they raise the stakes <…> annexing Ukrainian territory and insisting on its preservation [в составе РФ]”, – the TASS agency quotes the press secretary.

The politician also stressed that, according to the American leadership, a guarantee of a peace agreement on Ukraine should be compliance with the principles of the United Nations (UN) on the territorial integrity of countries.

Earlier, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that American leader Joseph Biden will discuss with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during a meeting in Washington the special operation of the Russian Armed Forces on Ukrainian territory and the activities of North Korea. More about it read in material Public news service.