Zelenskyy wants to know Trump's peace plan if it exists, ready to meet
Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo: ERA/Alessandro Della Valle)

In an interview with Bloomberg, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed his desire to know the details of former US President Donald Trump's peace plan for Ukraine.

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The Ukrainian President insists that Trump should voice his vision for ending the war, and is potentially ready to meet with him.

"If Trump knows how to finish this war, he should tell us today... If there are risks to Ukrainian independence, if we lose statehood – we want to be ready for this, we want to know," Zelenskyy said.

On June 25, Reuters reported that two of Trump's advisers presented a peace plan for Ukraine. It suggests that if elected US President, Trump could stop providing military aid to Ukraine if it refuses negotiations. Meanwhile, Moscow would be warned that any refusal to negotiate would lead to increased support for Kyiv.

During peace talks, a ceasefire based on existing lines of contact was envisioned. In addition to continuing military aid, the advisers' plan also proposes forcing Russia to negotiate by promising Ukraine NATO membership.

White House spokesperson John Kirby later expressed skepticism about this peace plan.

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