Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday mentioned diplomatic methods to settle the Ukraine battle and the implementation of humanitarian corridors to evacuate civilians, the Kremlin stated.
“In the context of the developing situation around a special military operation to protect Donbas, various political and diplomatic efforts have been discussed, in particular the third round of talks between a Russian delegation and representatives of the Kyiv authorities,” the Kremlin stated in a press release, referring to japanese Ukraine.
The Kremlin stated that the 2 leaders mentioned “the humanitarian aspects of the situation” in Ukraine and separatist areas.
Putin knowledgeable Scholz of measures being taken to evacuate civilians and “attempts of fighters of nationalist groupings” to scupper those plans.
Russia and Ukraine agreed to open more humanitarian corridors on Wednesday to evacuate terrified civilians from bombarded cities, while new concerns emerged over the Chernobyl nuclear plant after a power cut.
As fighting raged on the 14th day of what the Kremlin has termed a “special military operation”, secure routes had been opening out of 5 Ukrainian areas together with suburbs of the capital Kyiv which were devastated by Russian shelling and air strikes.