Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has warned that “a third world war with nuclear implications is looming on the horizon”. “Because of the
“An all-out war has been unleashed in Ukraine by the United States and its allies,” he stressed. Hence his proposal. “I take the risk – Lukashenko said – of proposing that military activities be suspended without the parties being able to move military equipment and regroup troops” (UKRAINE: THE LIVE UPDATES).
“Negotiate without preconditions”
Furthermore, “negotiations without preconditions” should be started between the parties, which according to Lukashenko are “the only way” to reach peace. The Belarusian president called the decree signed by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, which forbids the holding of peace negotiations by law, “ridiculous”.
The Kremlin: “Special military operation continues”
However, a stop to Lukashenko’s proposal immediately came from the Kremlin. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, quoted by Tass, said that “for Russia nothing changes and the special military operation continues”.