Podolyak said that Ukraine is ready to guarantee the security of the Russian Federation — tsn.ua
Russia began to give up nuclear weapons.
Advisor to the Office of the President Mykhailo Podolyak on the anniversary of the signing Budapest Memorandum it is known that Ukraine is ready to provide security guarantees to Russia. The contract can be signed in Budapest.
That’s what he’s about wrote in social networks.
“On the anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum, the topic of “collective guarantees for the Russian Federation” looks extremely intriguing. But if you ask, then… Ukraine is ready to guarantee the security of the Russian Federation in exchange for Moscow’s general renunciation of nuclear weapons. We can sign the agreement in the same city – Budapest, Hungary.” – wrote the advisor to the head of Zelenskyi’s Office.
On December 5, 1994, Ukraine signed the Budapest Memorandum. Our state gave up nuclear weapons, in exchange for this, Russia, the USA, Great Britain gave our state security guarantees. Ukraine, in turn, fulfilled its obligations under the 1996 agreement and destroyed 2,000 strategic nuclear warheads inherited from the USSR.
On February 19, President Zelensky before a full-scale invasion of Russia during a speech at the Munich Security Conference of the assessments that initiate negotiations of the participants of the Budapest Memorandum (Ukraine, Russia, USA and Great Britain) regarding security guarantees. However, this treaty was not effective in stopping a full-scale war against Ukraine.