“REVEALED: Zelensky Was Offered a Peace Deal to Prevent War, But Rejected It”
This may end up being one of the most extraordinary revelations of this entire conflict so far.
One of the main grievances Russia had with Ukraine was the fact that it was being groomed by for NATO membership – a national security risk which Moscow deemed as complexly unacceptable.
Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal revealed how German chancellor Olaf Scholz had offered Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky a peace deal only days before the Russian launched it “Special Military Operations” in Ukraine on February 24th. But Zelensky turned down the deal – claiming that Putin couldn’t be trusted to keep his promises.
It turns out that Shultz was in the process of brokering a deal and told Zelensky during his visit to the Munich Security on February 19th, “that Ukraine should renounce its NATO aspirations and declare neutrality as part of a wider European security deal between the West and Russia,” and that “the pact would be signed by Mr. Putin and Mr. Biden, who would jointly guarantee Ukraine’s security.”
Incredibly, Zelensky rejected the offer to make a concession by declaring NATO neutrality, and thus avoid a war with Russia, and claimed that, “Putin couldn’t be trusted to uphold such an agreement and that most Ukrainians wanted to join NATO.”
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