On Tuesday both, Ukraine and Russian delegations met in Istanbul to negotiate over the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine
The talks were brokered by Turkey, which despite being a NATO member is playing a formidable role in the negotiations. Turkey informed that the talks had concluded and that they would not continue for another day
Russia has decided to drastically cut its military activity focused on Kyiv and Chernihiv in Ukraine, its deputy defence minister said on Tuesday
This was the first time in two weeks that the two sides met for a face to face talks. Notably, Ukraine proposed adopting a neutral status in exchange for security guarantees at talks with Russia, meaning it would not join military alliances or host bases.