21 Mar 2022 08:27

Zelensky says Jerusalem could be venue of possible talks with Russia

KYIV. March 21 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he believes negotiations with Russia could be held in Jerusalem.

The Israeli "Prime Minister, Minister [Naftali] Bennett, is trying to find a negotiating path with Russia, and we are grateful for every effort for us to start talking with Russia, sooner or later," Zelensky said in a video address early on Monday.

"Possibly in Jerusalem. This is the right place to find peace, if this is possible," Zelensky said.

That said, "Israel has its interests and a strategy of protecting its citizens, we understand all that," Zelensky said.