January 5, 2023, 13:56 – Public News Service – OSN

The American edition of Counterpunch in its material named the reason why the conflict in Ukraine cannot end with peace negotiations.

The main stumbling block keeping Western diplomats off the peace table is the maximalist rhetoric and negotiating positions of President Zelenskiy, who has said he will not agree to anything short of full sovereignty for his country.

The authors note that NATO has already begun to attempt to end the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine peacefully, until the conflict completely got out of control.

Earlier, a member of the State Duma Defense Committee, Lieutenant-General Andrei Gurulev, warned of the danger of a Christmas truce. More read in material Public news service.