Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Thursday that his country was offered to serve as a guarantor of the prospective peace deal between Russia and Ukraine.

This week, the parties held another round of talks in Istanbul, Turkey, to end Moscow’s military campaign in the neighboring country.

Italy has been requested by Russia and Ukraine to become a guarantor of the implementation of negotiations terms, Draghi told reporters at a press conference in Rome.

In fact, the positions of the sides have come a little closer,  the prime minister said, but added that he was cautious because there is still a lot of skepticism among westerners.

However, he told Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone on Wednesday that his country was ready to contribute to the peace process, according to the Italian government.

Ukrainian negotiators proposed in Istanbul that Ukraine become a non-aligned country in exchange for legally binding security guarantees.

Russia repeatedly named Ukraine’s aspirations to join NATO as one of the reasons for the military campaign Moscow launched against the neighboring state last month.

Moscow attacked Ukraine following Kiev’s failure to implement the terms of the Minsk agreements signed in 2014, and Russia’s eventual recognition of the Donbass republics in Donetsk and Lugansk.

The German and French brokered protocols had been designed to regularize the status of those regions within the Ukrainian state. Kiev says the Russian offensive was completely unprovoked and has denied claims it was planning to retake the two republics by force.

RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2022.

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01-04-22 12:46

This guy literally put his own people under the harshest fascist Covid-19 policies ,literally house arrest , he is in no position to guarantee anything when he punished his own people the most unfairly in all of Europe. This fossil has a special place in hell to burn.

01-04-22 12:47

Can you really trust GOLDMAN SACHS’s ECB bankster Mario Draghi to respect an agreement ?????? A little bit naive and foolish knowing what Mari Draghi is. Somehow Russians and Ukrainians are very naive when it comes to the West and barely understand that Italy ALSO is part of the NWO.

Adolf Gentiler
Adolf Gentiler
01-04-22 12:48

NATO is establishing fluid weapons supplies corridors in western and North West Ukraine, lethal equipment is getting into the hands of Ukrainians and, there are western advisers disguised as mercenaries, guess that they want to counter attack in the east and perhaps even inside Russia.