Surprising comment from Putin's ally Lukashenko: Calls for ceasefire in Ukraine

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.30 - 2023 9:37 AM CET

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Lukashenko calls for ceasefire in Ukraine.

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Amid the escalating conflict in Ukraine, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, known for his close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, is urging for a ceasefire.

Labeling the ongoing conflict as a 'stalemate', Lukashenko stressed the urgent need for a halt in hostilities, highlighting the dire necessity for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.

This is reported by Independent.

His call for peace comes during a severe deadlock in Moscow's continuous invasion of Ukraine, underlining the urgency for dialogue to diffuse the growing tensions and foster peace in the region.

While Moscow has been heavily involved in the conflict, Lukashenko's plea signals a crucial moment, emphasizing a collective effort to steer towards a peaceful resolution.

The Belarusian President's intervention underscores the growing concerns within the international community regarding the prolonged military engagement and its devastating impact on civilian lives.

As the conflict continues to spiral, the call for a diplomatic resolution is becoming increasingly imperative, with Lukashenko’s appeal potentially paving the way for further international involvement in brokering peace.

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