Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held talks with Turkish President Recep Erdogan and U-N Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Lviv on Thursday.
The meeting focused on concerns over the security of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the ongoing shipment of grain from Ukraine and potential diplomatic solutions to end the current crisis. We begin with a report from CGTN’s Sergio Olmos.
Joining the discussion:
- Peter Zalmayev is the Director of the Eurasia Democracy Initiative (EDI).
- Richard Becker is the Western Region Coordinator of the Act Now to Stop War & End Racism Coalition.
- Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
- Pavlo Kukhta is the former Ukrainian Acting Minister of Economy.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy meets with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Lviv, Ukraine. (Reuters)
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