The statement came from the US Department of Defense that, Austin calls for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and called for keeping communication lines open
Russia to Ukraine snowFor the first time since the beginning of the full-scale war, the United States and Russian defense ministers spoke.
Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine during a May 13 telephone conversation with Sergei Shoigu.
The statement came from the US Department of Defense that, Austin calls for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and called for keeping communication lines open.
The Pentagon did not disclose other details of the conversation. This is Austin since February 18th and It was the first direct conversation between Shoigu.
Russia to Ukraine for no reason and The groundless attack began on February 24.
Reuters writes that, Over the past three months, Austin has repeatedly tried to talk to Shoigu on the phone.
However Russia The minister did not answer calls.
A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that, The tone of the conversation was “professional”.
But the official added that, The telephone conversation, initiated by Austin, did not specifically address any issues that would change Russia’s behavior in Ukraine.
Russia’s state news agency TASS reports that, The telephone conversation was initiated by the United States.
It is noted in the information that, “The parties discussed international security, including the situation in Ukraine.”
Russia’s failures in Ukraine
Russia troops Ukraine with weapons by the West in the territory and supported by other aids Ukraine faced unexpectedly fierce resistance from the armed forces.
The West also intervened in Ukraine according to Russia has announced unprecedented sanctions against
Pentagon and Britain the military believes that, Strategists planning Russia’s attack have made serious mistakes.
They are Russian forces Ukraine that the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine is much superior to the armed forces, as well as sympathizing with Russian soldiers snowthey thought he would sneeze.
At the beginning of the intervention, Russian troops, unable to capture the capital Kiev, were later directed to the Donbas region. It seems so that, Russia intends to completely block Ukraine’s Black Sea coast.
Currently, heavy fighting is taking place on all fronts. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said on May 13 that the Russian armed forces suffered heavy losses.